2009 has been a very strange year—and not just because of all the celebrity deaths. Is it just us, or have there been an awful lot of truly stupid criminals who’ve gotten handcuffs slapped on them? Here’s a look back at our favorites, starting with Stephfon Bennett of Columbus, Ohio. After he and three friends robbed a woman at gunpoint in her apartment building’s parking lot, he must have decided she was kind of cute. He returned to the scene of the crime a few hours later and stood outside her door. When she finally answered it, he asked her out on a date. And they say there are no good guys out there anymore?