In order to punish tree thieves who cut down trees illegally, some cities spray trees with fox urine around Christmas time. It freezes on them and is odorless outdoors, but would stink up your whole house if brought indoors; the smell is “eye-watering.”
A man walked into a Walmart wearing an employee vest, told a cashier that they were wanted in the office, helped the remaining customer in line, emptied the cash register, then walked right out. He may have robbed 3 other Walmart locations as well.
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.
Florida police stopped a man 258 times and charged him 62 times with trespassing at his place of employment; he sued the Florida police for violating his civil rights and lost.
A 14-year-old faced Assault and Battery charges for attacking a teacher with a ‘weapon’. The ‘weapon’ ended up being a baby carrot that she allegedly threw at the teacher.
Susan Warren, a woman from Cleveland, was arrested because she broke into random houses, cleaned them and left a bill for her services with her contact info for payment.
Someone in Colorado is breaking in to homes, stealing snacks namely Hot pockets and watching anime. He steals no cash or valuables only snacks.
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’.
In 1906, a three-year-old Swiss toddler was convicted to three and a half months’ imprisonment for “theft.”
Despite having DNA evidence of the suspect, German police could not prosecute a $6.8M jewel heist because the DNA belonged to identical twins, and there was no evidence to prove which one of them was the culprit.