Archive for Crime

26 Nov 2012

Police car stolen from Cleveland school district – someone is in for a surprise arrest #DailyDumb

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Cleveland.com. A brazen thief in Cleveland, Ohio stole an unmarked police car from the municipal bus depot on November 5. The vehicle was a black Ford Crown Victoria, a make and model that is ubiquitously employed by police departments nationwide. There were no weapons inside, but a […]

26 Nov 2012

If you were on a jury would u believe a jailhouse snitch who received a big sentence reduction in exchange for their testimony?

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Interesting article posted on Crime.about.com. A 10 year old case has been reopened thanks to the confession of the defendant Geralyn Graham to fellow inmates. The missing child, Rilya Wilson was Grahams foster child and she had been missing for well over a year before she was reported missing by DCF caseworker, Deborah Muskelly. Muskelly […]

26 Nov 2012

It’s Official: FBI Says Violent Crime Reports Down 3.8% in 2011

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Thecrimereport.org. The FBI has released its crime report for 2011, and it brings some good news, with overall crime down 3.8 percent, and robberies and burglaries going down 3.9 and 4 percent respectively. However, the report does conflict with other studies done according to the National Crime […]

23 Nov 2012

Texas City May Scan All Entering Vehicles As Crime-Fighting Tool

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Interesting article posted on Thecrimereport.org. There is growing debate among motorists of Sugarland TX about upcoming legislation that will allow police surveillance cameras to scan vehicles. Officials want to place around 200 cameras at all entrances of the city to scan license plates against a police database to check for stolen vehicles and motorists that […]

23 Nov 2012

Oklahoma Prepares for Open Carry Gun Law – NYTimes.com

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Just read this on Nytimes.com. Recently Oklahoma has passed an open carry gun law. Anyone who is licensed to carry a concealed firearm can chose to carry the weapon out in the open. A group of men who are supporters of Oklahoma Open Carry Association will mark this occasion by wearing an unconcealed handgun while […]

23 Nov 2012

Stupid Thief Stopped By Toilet Duck Weapon!

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I love this Daily Dumb story all the way from England. A stupid thief was trying to rob a convenience store when he was stopped in his tracks by a shop assistant armed only with a bottle of Toilet Duck! Now given hand guns are against the law in England what did he think the […]

23 Nov 2012

Brookfield driver charged in wrong-way trip down freeway #DailyDumb

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Jsonline.com. Joshua P. Klawikowski, 21, sped the wrong way on Interstate 43/94 south of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He traveled about 15 miles and reached speeds near 100 mph. He is charged with second-degree recklessly endangering safety and is being held in Milwaukee County Jail. No one was injured […]

23 Nov 2012

Jeep gets stuck trying to drive over U.S.-Mexico border fence – CNN.com

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Check out this article on Edition.cnn.com. In a breathtakingly foolish act of surreptitious border-crossing bravery, a Jeep was caught impaled upon the United States and Mexico border fence in Arizona. The daring perpetrators employed a ramp to attempt to drive their Jeep over the fence. The perpetrators fled back into Mexico after the Jeep got […]