Posts tagged "crimes"

Elizabeth Smart Faces Her Kidnapper At His Sentencing

"I don't have much to say to you. I know that you know what you did was wrong ... You did it with full knowledge. But I want you to know that I have a wonderful life." Elizabeth Smart faces Brian David Mitchell, the man who kidnapped her at age 14 and forced her to…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 26, 2011

Suspect Accused Of Stealing Woman’s Identity, Hiding It In Her Vagina

Don't these people have pockets? Police in Florida say they have recovered a marijuana pipe and a woman's identity from the body cavities of suspects arrested in separate incidents earlier this month. Deputies from the Lee County Sheriff's Office busted 46-year-old Ann Hernandez for making over $5,000 of purchases using a fraudulent credit card and…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / May 21, 2011

Bank Robbers Caught After Bragging On Facebook

When two robbers held up the two tellers working at a small bank in Houston in late March, wearing masks from the dollar store and brandishing toy guns, it looked pretty normal -- for a robbery -- on the security cameras. The robbers made off with $62K in loot in total. Two days later, one…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / April 26, 2011

Hide Ya Kids, Hide Ya Weed

I was very disappointed to hear that my favorite auto-tuned celebrity, Antoine Dodson (aka Bed Intruder), was busted for possession of marijuana yesterday in Hunstsville, Alabama. He was charged with misdemeanor possession, failing to appear on a traffic charge, speeding, and failing to have insurance. Tsk tsk, Antoine. Don't you know to "hide ya weed"?

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 25, 2011

Sexual Predator Pretends To Be A Mannequin

A British man discovered the hard way that dressing as a mannequin and hiding out in a ladies' mall bathroom is not such a fantastic plan. Joel Hardman, 22, got caught sneaking around a loo wearing a mannequin costume complete with a mask and a wig. His plan was to take footage of the unsuspecting…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 19, 2011

Woman Commits Catricide In The Name Of Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga pushes the fashion envelope, but she would never condone catricide in her name. One of Gaga's Little Monsters, Angelina Barnes, allegedly murdered her family's cat by drowning it in the bathtub and mutilating its body. Why? The 20-year-old Oklahoma woman needed the cat's blood for a stylish outfit she was planning to wear…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 15, 2011

70-Year-Old Grandma Laughs About Robbing Bank

I think I might have found someone who tops the mom of two who robbed a bank and then went to pick up her kids a school. Meet, Sandra Bathke, the 70-year-old woman in Minnesota who robbed a bank in December by holding a hammer in her coat and pretending it was a gun. Check…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / April 8, 2011

Four Charles Manson Movies In The Works?

And we thought thought it was strange that there are dueling Snow White and Linda Lovelace movies coming down the pipeline at the same time. Apparently, there are currently four movies about Charles Manson in the works. First, there's "The Manson Girls," starring Thora Birch and Nikki Blonsky as two women who become fascinated with…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / April 6, 2011

Michael Bublé’s House Burgled During His Wedding

I remember someone telling me years ago that burglars look through wedding sections and obituaries to pick their targets. If someone in a family is getting married or if there's a family funeral—chances are no one will be home. Looks like someone used this method to break into sweet Canadian crooner Michael Buble's house while…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / April 5, 2011

Woman Hired Hitman Online

Need a hitman to off that special enemy in your life? No problem. You don't even have to leave your couch! Just log on to hitmanforhire.com and take your pick of qualified killers. Once you've selected the right hitman for your job, send an easy payment through PayPal and consider your hated one 86'd. Twenty-eight…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 25, 2011

Bride Arrested For Brawling With Wedding Guests

It's a nice day for a fight wedding. Over the weekend, 28-year-old bride Angela Davito was arrested at her own wedding. Apparently, some uninvited guests showed up at the reception and started dirty dancing with the bride. This pissed off the groom, and a full-out brawl broke out. The police were called and tried to…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 23, 2011

The Many Arrests Of Michael Lohan

Egads. Michael Lohan is in the news again and it isn't for something cute like announcing he's engaged to Jon Gosselin's ex. Nope, Michael has been charged with three counts of domestic violence—inflicting corporal injury on a cohabitant, false imprisonment and preventing a report of victimization. "Mr. Lohan was arrested after we received a call…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 23, 2011

Reporter Becomes Pimp After Having Pay Cut

Newspapers had a tough time in the recession with many shutting down, cutting staff, or starting mandatory furloughs. Kevin Provencher, a reporter at the New Hampshire Union Leader had an interesting idea on how to weather the storm. He became a pimp. This week, he was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail for running a…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 22, 2011

Things You Shouldn’t Put In Your Vagina

54 bags of heroin 31 empty heroin bags 8 prescription pills $51.22 in cash and change Twenty-seven-year-old Pennsylannia woman, Karin Mackaliunas, was arrested for suspected burglary and reckless driving. After a routine strip search, authorities discovered all of the items listed above stored in her vagina. Now that's a vagina! Why bother with a purse…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 18, 2011

Man Discovers New Hiding Place For Drugs

Kentucky man, Antoine Banks, found a creative new place to hide his illegal substances from police. After a routine traffic stop, cops found a bag of saliva saliva and liquid codeine in his car, so they decided to give him a pat down. During the pat down, they found a bag of cocaine in the…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 10, 2011

Woman Allegedly Mows Down Cousin After Man Refuses Her Facebook Friend Request

Today in "bitches be crazy!" news: Melanie Snanopoulos, of Long Island, allegedly mowed down her cousin, Giselle Penagos, 21, twice with her van after fighting about a guy. On Sunday, Snanopoulos and Penagos got in a heated fight while driving after Snanopoulos discovered that a man she was interested in had accepted Penagos' Facebook friend…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 26, 2011

Woman Admits To Kidnapping Baby From Hospital 23 Years Ago

Imagine being 23 years old and finding out that your mother is not actually your mother. Devastating, right? Now imagine that you find out that she kidnapped you from a hospital. That's, like, beyond. This insane scenario is a reality for Nejdra Nance, born Carlina White. The woman she knew as her mother, Ann Pettway,…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 25, 2011

The Most Creative Way Ever To Fund A Shopping Spree

Money is tight this year and I have been left with the task of dreaming up ways to fund my post-Christmas shopping spree. The sales are calling my name! Luckily, I've got an idea. What if I faked my own kidnapping and tried to extort $25,000 from my husband for ransom? Oh wait, I don't…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 28, 2010

Is Reading Your S.O.’s Email A Crime?

Ruh-roh. Turns out that innocent snooping you've done in your significant other's email could get your charged with a felony. A Michigan man named Leon Walker used his wife's password to log into her email, which led to him discovering that she had been having an affair. His wife has since filed for divorce, but…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 27, 2010

2 Santas Rob A Supermarket

"Ho ho ... this is a hold-up." That's what I imagine two guys in Berlin saying when they walked into a supermarket yesterday wearing Santa costumes—red coats and big, bushy white beards. When a cashier asked them to take off the costumes, they pulled out guns and demanded all the money in the register. The…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 24, 2010
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