Posts tagged "thief"

Florida Cheeseburglar Steals Tons Of Mozzarella In A Truck

Today in Crimes That Are Totally Worth It: Someone stole a truck trailer containing multiple tons of mozzarella cheese from a parking lot in Florida. The cheese was meant for the Hungry Howie’s Pizza distribution center in Lakeland, Florida. So is the thief like the pizza equivalent of the Hamburglar? Can we call him the…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 10, 2015

11 (Alleged) Celebrity Thieves

You might think a world-famous filmmaker and author would be above petty crime. But you would be wrong! Miranda July, the twee mind behind the film “You And Me And Everyone We Know,” has confessed in this week’s issue of The New Yorker to a sordid history of shoplifting. Her first time stealing was during…

Jessica Wakeman / October 5, 2011

A Criminal We Can Get Behind: Man Steals Bacon From House

Look, we’re not advocating criminal activity; we’re just saying that if you’re going to steal something from a stranger’s house, why not take some bacon? Like this as-yet-unidentified thief from Red Hill, Surry, England, who surreptitiously stole a telephone and a packet of bacon from a house. While the telephone has since been recovered, the…

Julie Gerstein / September 10, 2010

Tea Soothes Criminal

A thief with a knife came at a woman and her six-month-old baby as they walked down the hallway in a Tokyo apartment building. The armed man demanded money, but when she told him she had none, he barged into her apartment. The woman made him a cup of tea, and the thief put hi…

Catherine Strawn / July 8, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: A Child Dominatrix, Expensive Texts, And A Thief In The Bed

A man and a woman have been accused to training the woman’s child to be a dominatrix, selling her sexual services, and photographing some of the acts. The child, who is now 20, was 12 years old when this started. [CBS News]
It costs more to send a friend one megabyte of data via text…

Catherine Strawn / May 14, 2008