Criminal Mind, The

Coma-Faker Pleads Guilty to Fraud

Doesn't seem like it should have taken two years to establish this, but it turns out Alan Knight was lying when he claimed to be quadriplegic and/or comatose in order to avoid court appearances and delay his prosecution. He even…



Sovereign Citizen’s SUV Loaded With Chickens & Ammo

First, credit where credit is due. I got this on Twitter from @xarph, who says he has a Google news alert set up for “sovereign citizen” and reports that the results are “always amazing.” Credit also goes to Raw Story…


Burglar Defeated by Door Marked “Push”

The world seems somehow different now that Robin Williams is gone, and although any departure changes the world to some extent, this one has affected me (and, clearly, many others) a lot more than most celebrity departures do. He seems…




Burglar Succumbs to Facebook Addiction

Seriously? You couldn't wait to check Facebook until after you left the place you were burglarizing? Rhetorical question. He couldn't. I was just looking through previous posts that include the word "Facebook" and wow, it doesn't appear to have ever been…


Police: Guy Who Stole Bird Costume Wasn’t Hard to Find

According to this report in the Kansas City Star (thanks, Steve), witnesses saw the man break into the Kansas City Costume Co. yesterday at about 8:45 p.m., remove the big yellow bird costume and then walk down the street to a nearby drinking…



A Good Reason Not to Tattoo “MURDER” on Your Neck

Can you guess? It's because such a tattoo might unduly influence a jury if you are, at some point, charged with murder. At least that was the argument made recently in Barton County, Kansas (Great Bend Tribune), by the defense…