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by IceCube
Mon Mar 09, 2020 2:01 am
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: [Classic] German robbers miscalculate explosive charge and level local bank
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[Classic] German robbers miscalculate explosive charge and level local bank

Would-be bank robbers in Germany miscalculated the amount of explosives needed to open the front door and instead leveled an entire building, Die WeltOnline reports. The safe and the ATM machine survived intact, however, and the robbers apparently fled without taking any money from the bank branch i...
by IceCube
Sun Mar 08, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Deputies: Car thief outed himself by using own Footlocker rewards account with stolen credit card
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Views: 98

Deputies: Car thief outed himself by using own Footlocker rewards account with stolen credit card

Boone County deputies on Thursday arrested a trio of men accused of stealing six cars from Boone County communities, robbing others and using the money inside to go shopping at the Tri-County Mall. Deputies said one suspect, 18-year-old Jermaine Brown, tied himself to the crime by using a victim’s c...
by IceCube
Thu Feb 27, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Court Says Removing a Police GPS Tracker From Your Car Isn’t Theft
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Views: 95

Court Says Removing a Police GPS Tracker From Your Car Isn’t Theft

Indiana police conducted an illegal search after falsely accusing a suspect of “stealing” a tracking device, court says. Back in 2012, the US Supreme Court declared it was illegal for law enforcement to attach a GPS tracker to a suspect’s car without first getting a warrant. But in 2018, cops in Ind...
by IceCube
Tue Feb 25, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Wichita Falls Police: Woman with five warrants gave fake name that also had warrant
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Views: 132

Wichita Falls Police: Woman with five warrants gave fake name that also had warrant

Wichita Falls police arrested a woman Friday for five warrants including allegedly giving officers a fictitious name during a traffic stop. The fake name the suspect provided also had an arrest warrant. According to the probable cause affidavit, shortly after 9 p.m., Wednesday, January 15, officers ...
by IceCube
Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:04 am
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Suspected car thieves caught in Yakima because of potato wedges
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Views: 91

Suspected car thieves caught in Yakima because of potato wedges

YAKIMA – Yakima Police say they were able to catch two people connected with a stolen car, because of a purchase they made at Walmart. According to police, a Dodge Ram Pickup was stolen from a victim in Yakima in early February. Days later police found the truck parked and unoccupied at Maple Road a...
by IceCube
Tue Feb 25, 2020 4:58 am
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Hapless Scottish bank robber forgot to cut eye holes in makeshift pillow case mask
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Hapless Scottish bank robber forgot to cut eye holes in makeshift pillow case mask

Matthew Davies donned a pillow case to carry out the armed raid on a branch of the Bank of Scotland but found the disguise hindered his sight. His counsel Lorraine Glancy said: "When he was in the bank in order to be able to see the person he was trying to rob he required to expose his face not only...
by IceCube
Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Sex and taxes: A Seattle tax preparer is intimate with both
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Views: 103

Sex and taxes: A Seattle tax preparer is intimate with both

St. Kitts is one of the few U.S. tax preparers who specialize in helping people report income from sex work, a sprawling industry that straddles the above-board and underground economies. As this year’s April 15 tax filing deadline nears, the Seattle woman expects to prepare the returns of 100 to 15...
by IceCube
Tue Feb 18, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Ontario's new licence plates 'virtually unreadable' at night, police officer says
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Views: 102

Ontario's new licence plates 'virtually unreadable' at night, police officer says

'Did anyone consult with police?' Kingston officer asks; government says it did Driving at night comes with challenges from poorly lit roads to headlight glare, but now many Ontarians say there's another thing to worry about — not being able to read the province's new licence plates in the dark. The...
by IceCube
Tue Feb 18, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Person who drank Red Bull without paying gets wake-up message from cops
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Views: 96

Person who drank Red Bull without paying gets wake-up message from cops

SOUTHBURY - Police posted this message on their Facebook page on the theft of a can of Red Bull. “TO THE PERSON THAT HELPED THEMSELVES TO RED BULL TODAY AT STOP & SHOP WITHOUT PAYING, YOU DROPPED YOUR PHONE AT THE SCENE. WE HAVE IT, SO LETS TRADE. BRING THE RED BULL BACK AND WE WILL RETURN YOUR PHON...
by IceCube
Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Saguenay couple finds live frog in green pepper
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Views: 87

Saguenay couple finds live frog in green pepper

A Saguenay couple got quite the shock this weekend when they found a live frog inside a green pepper they purchased at a local grocery store. Nicole Gagnon and Gérald Blackburn reported their discovery to their grocery store and the province's Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ). "It...