Crazy Criminals

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  1. ~PinkElephants~

    ~PinkElephants~ Senior member

    I was bored this A.M. so I decided to read some dumb criminal stories...etc. Here are some of the funnier ones.


    A lawyer defending a man accused of burglary tried this creative defense: "My client merely inserted his arm into the window and removed a few trifling articles. His arm is not himself, and I fail to see how you can punish the whole individual for an offense committed by his limb." "Well put," the judge replied. "Using your logic, I sentence the defendant's arm to one year's imprisonment. He can accompany it or not, as he chooses." The defendant smiled. With his lawyer's assistance he detached his artificial limb, laid it on the bench, and walked out.

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    An unidentified man in Buenos Aires pushed his wife out of an eighth-floor window but his plan to kill her failed when she became entangled in some power cables below. Seeing she was still alive, the man jumped and tried to land on top of her. He missed...


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    New York: As a female shopper exited a convenience store, a man grabbed her purse and ran. The clerk called 911 immediately and the woman was able to give them a detailed description of the snatcher. Within minutes, the police had apprehended the snatcher. They put him in the cruiser and drove back to the store. The thief was then taken out of the car and told to stand there for a positive ID. To which he replied, "Yes Officer, that's her. That's the lady I stole the purse from."

    Newark: A woman was reporting her car as stolen, and mentioned that there was a car phone in it. The policeman taking the report called the phone, and told the guy that answered that he had read the ad in the newspaper and wanted to buy the car. They arranged to meet, and the thief was arrested.


    Oakland, California: Police in Oakland, California spent two hours attempting to subdue a gunman who had barricaded himself inside his home. After firing ten tear gas canisters, officers discovered that the man was standing beside them, shouting pleas to come out and give himself up....yes even cops can screw up....
     
  2. Cath

    Cath Staff Alumni

    :rofl:
     
  3. LenaLunacy

    LenaLunacy Well-Known Member

    Haha i love that last one xD
     
  4. aoeu

    aoeu Well-Known Member

    Hahaha, these wer hilarious even before I was druk. Do you have a soruce for the first one? I want to verify it!
     
  5. ~PinkElephants~

    ~PinkElephants~ Senior member

    I don't have a source. I just go on bored.com and look through things.
     
  6. LenaLunacy

    LenaLunacy Well-Known Member

    I love bored.com xD
     
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