Dewey Bozella, a Boston native was imprisoned for 26 years for a murder he did not commit. In those 26 years, 2 felons put the murder on him, was denied parole several times, the evidence against him was destroyed by police, and evidence proving his innocence was never brought to trial.
The American gangster John Dillinger escaped from jail with a wooden pistol. After whittling it in his cell, in March 1934 he used the fake weapon to intimidate 33 people before getting a real machine gun. “Ha, ha, ha! And I did all this with a wooden gun!” he bragged while leaving.
When confronted by police, a man took his pit bull off the leash, pointed at the cops and yelled “Kill’em boy, kill’em.” The dog responded by biting him in the butt and chasing him into a nearby apartment where the officers promptly arrested him.
A British conman convinced several people, including a lawyer and a psychologist, that he is an MI5 agent. He scammed them for 100’s of thousands of dollars, forced them to undergo “loyalty tests”, and convinced them to go into hiding under the guise of a “witness protection” program.
A Florida man butt-dialed 911 while discussing murder plans. He was charged with 1st degree murder after man discussed was found shot in car after getting into an argument with murderers at a Waffle House restaurant.
A man was given a 13 year sentence for armed robbery in the year 2000, but the state of Missouri forgot to put him in prison. They only noticed in 2013, 13 years later, when it came time for his ‘release’.
Billy Milligan, a criminal had life so disturbed that his mind fractured into at least 24 personalities. For each of these personalities; his speech pattern was different.
A man accused of embezzling $8.7 million hid from law enforcement by hiking the Appalachian Trail for six years.
Pretty Boy Floyd, a bank robber in the 1920’s, would destroy mortgage documents during robberies, which freed many citizens of their debts.
Due to a clerical error, the state of Missouri assumed that a man named Mike Anderson was in prison, serving his 13-year sentence for armed robbery. It’s only when they began preparing for his release did they realize that law-enforcement had forgotten to take him to jail.