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Man Arrested for Fighting Stop Sign

No matter how hard police tried, Raymond Garcia wouldn't *stop* fighting a stop sign. (See what we did there?) Officers in Roswell, New Mexico were responding to a report of a man fighting a stop sign, and that is exactly what they found. We aren't sure what the sign did, but it must've been pretty bad, because not even a taser could stop Garcia.

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Mom Gets Thrown in Jail for Letting Kids Miss School
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Mom Thrown in Jail for Allowing Kids to Miss School

As any parent knows, getting multiple kids ready for school in the morning can be a real hassle. But before you decide to leave them to their own devices, consider this 34-year-old California mom who was sentenced to six months in jail for letting her kids skip too much school. Truancy ain't no joke!

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Nun Caught on Camera Stealing Beer

Think all nuns lead lives of poverty, chastity and obedience? Think again. In this video, an apparent woman of the cloth is caught stealing drinks from a convenience store. Oh, sister. Better repent right away.

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Pinterest Aids in Helping Police Nab Criminals

Never underestimate the power of the internet or its users: it may sound crazy, but the social network Pinterest, aka the place where you can find a cute-sy cashmere sweater and a recipe for caramel fudge brownies, has helped local Pennsylvania police departments catch criminals.

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Teen Girl Slips Handcuffs, Steals Police Vehicle and Leads Cops on Merry Chase

It’s tough being young and wild, especially if you live in a small Colorado mountain town. Sometimes kids just have to invent their own kind of fun. Perhaps 18-year-old Shelby Figueroa was thinking just that when she slammed her car into the back of an unmarked police SUV in Clear Creek, Colorado. The five-foot-tall suspect was subsequently detained and placed into the back of another police SUV. And then the real excitement began.

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World’s Worst Burglar Dozes Off During Robbery

Everything was going well for burglar Cristian Villarreal-Castillo. He had just snatched a cache of small electronics from cars in a Hillsboro, OR neighborhood and then he really hit the jackpot when he was able to enter into a home through an unlocked back door.

All the 20-year old had to do is not fall asleep and he would've made off with quite the haul. Unfortunately for Villarreal-Castillo, he fell asleep.

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Clerk Clobbers Thief With Beer Cans
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Convenience Store Clerk Clobbers Thief With Beer Cans

Beer isn't simply an awesome beverage that ensures a good time. Turns out, it also makes a great weapon for driving off would-be robbers. Oh, beer, is there anything you can't do?

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Texas Mom Arrested For Letting Kids Play on Quiet Suburban Street

Tammy Cooper and her husband moved to their house on a cul-de-sac in a quiet La Porte, Texas neighborhood so they would have a safe place for their nine and six-year-old children to grow up.

And Cooper thought she was reaping the benefits of her suburban lifestyle as she sat on her lawn and watched her children play on their scooters. But this tranquility was interrupted when a police car pulled in front of her home and the officer approached her. Cooper asked him what he was here for. "We're here for you," he responded.

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Woman Jailed For Failing To Delete Facebook Account

You know it’s a bad day when a judge decides you need to spend some time behind bars because you didn’t delete your Facebook account. Is having a Facebook page now a crime? It seems that if you irk the wrong judge in the state of Kentucky, it just might be.

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Teen Busted After Calling 911 to Report Strange Dream

The inappropriate 911 call has long been a weird news staple. Confused citizens have used emergency services to report everything from a sandwich without enough mayo to a broken iPhone.

However, over the weekend, Mark Welch managed to take 911 abuse to a trippy new place. The 18 year old Florida man, who had been (unsurprisingly) smoking synthetic marijuana, became convinced that everything that was happening took place in his dream from the night before.

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Man Proposes to Girlfriend After Botched Robbery

Having common interests is one of the keys to a long successful marriage. Sean Foxx and Trelia Woods both share an interest in crime, so perhaps that's what encouraged Foxx to propose to his sweetie right after the two of them were nabbed by police for trying to rob a dollar store in San Antonio, Texas.

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Drunken Lab Tech Pulls Down Pants and Parties With Monkeys

Generally, scientists are thought to be pretty stiff. But a lab tech at Georgia Health Sciences University bucked the trend on August 13th when he was found drunk and partially clothed in a campus locker room while several monkeys, which he presumably let out of their cages, ran wild. Dude knows how to party!

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Real Life Walter White
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Real-life Walter White Wanted on Meth Manufacturing Charges

Looks like we've got a real Heisenberg on our hands! According to reports that surfaced yesterday, a man, coincidentally with the same name and drug of choice as the famous fictional meth cook on 'Breaking Bad' is now on the top of Alabama's 'Most Wanted' list.

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Dumb Thief Tries to Sell Stolen Bike on Craigslist, Gets Busted By Owner

If you had your bike stolen, what's the first thing you would do? If this video is any indication, you should probably check Craigslist. (Note: video contains NSFW language)

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Naked Man Covered In Crisco Just Wanted To ‘Party’

Chad William Forber is clearly a party animal. But his preferred way of getting down isn't for everybody. The 41-year-old was arrested by police after they got a call that a naked man was wandering around the downtown area of Rock Island, Illinois early Monday morning. When the cops found Forber, he was covered in Crisco.

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