Man comes to courthouse security checkpoint, empties pockets for the x-ray machine, dropping a baggie of cocaine into the tray. When questioned, he explains the pants he is wearing are not his. Oh, and he already had a felony warrant out for him.
It's unwise to shoot a gun on a "reality" television show, if you're a convicted felon.
In Nebraska, a teen robs a bank, steals a car, and steals some marijuana. She is arrested after she posts a YouTube video about it
In Oregon, a perp tries to rob a gun store -- armed with a bat and a knife.
Home invasion robbers with toy gun meet home owner with real one. Home owner 2, robbers 0.
You'd think the signs on the door reading "“Management recognizes the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution as an unalienable right of all citizens" would have told him this was not the bank to rob. As it was, there weren't any armed customers there at the moment, so the bank president had to use his own gun.
The booking photo tells all you need to know.
They don't tolerate arachnid rustling in Carroll County, MD.
From this morning's paper: John Catania plead out to armed robbery, agg assault and kidnapping. He faces 10 to 70 years when sentenced.
He was apprehended after a pizza place reported being robbed. As the robber reached for the money, he put the gun in his waistband, and it fired, shooting him in the leg. Catania limped home and had his girlfriend call 911; when questioned he claimed he'd been shot by two guys for no known reason. I guess he thought police would not put two and two together....
At Legal Blog Watch. It starts with punctuality. Don't arrive at the bank after its doors are locked.
Howard Nemerov discusses it here. Gun wielding crook invades house, homeowner wrestles with him for gun, crook shoots self, homeowner's girlfriend stabs crook, crook flees.
The antis have the narrative of armed citizen being disarmed by criminal, but it's all other way around. The victim has the advantage of not being drug-addled or drunk, having twice the intellect and judgment of the aggressor, and of standing on the defensive.
Arrested for burglary, posts bond, is released and is immediately caught in the jail parking lot, going thru cars.
Story here. He walked home, and deputies just followed his footprints to his door.
Hat tip to Bernie Oliver...
Its' true!. Disbarred lawyer flees to Canada to dodge statutory rape charges, is traced via use of his AMEX card, and now sues American Express.
UPDATE: here's more on him.
NB: if planning to rob a convenience store, do not announce the robbery and then find you can't get the gun out of your pocket.
Note: if a person is a felon, they shouldn't possess a firearm. And if they do, they shouldn't take a picture of themselves doing so. And if they do take such a picture, they shouldn't use somebody else's camera phone.