Criminal Mind, The


This Year’s Costumed-Criminal Stories

Every year some number of wiseass criminals commit crimes in costume for Halloween. This year at least one of them robbed two banks on October 31, dressed as a witch. The woman, who has apparently not yet been apprehended, robbed…



Patient Suing Doctor for “Sex Treatments”

An Oregon woman is suing her former doctor for battery, negligence, and intentional infliction of emotional distress, alleging that he prescribed sexual intercourse in response to her claims of lower-back pain.  The doctor, who filled the prescription himself, charged the…


Poorly-Planned Flight From Law Ends in Courtroom

Trying to avoid a trial date, Jada Coover led Iowa police on a high-speed chase Wednesday after his pickup was spotted on State Highway 50. Coover fled down the highway, then into the town of Vermillion, where he stopped the…


Drug Rocket Fails to Launch

On June 24, the Missouri State Highway Patrol pulled over two men in a 1990 Ford Thunderbird and discovered over $13,000 in cash riding along with them. They also discovered three pipe bombs in the trunk, as well as a…