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Strange Crimes

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Police in a Washington town are trying to figure out who broke into an apartment building only to steal an elevator door.
Bizarre Burglary: Elevator door stolen from Shoreline apartment building

A recent burglary in Shoreline has a lot of folks asking a lot of questions.

On Tuesday, Feb. 2, the King County Sheriff’s Office was called to a report of a burglary at an apartment complex near N 160th Street and Aurora Avenue N.

On arrival, deputies were directed to the lobby where everything appeared to be in place other than the elevator door. They concluded that it must have been stolen overnight.

According to the KCSO, the cost to replace the door could run from $7,000 to $10,000.

As of Monday morning, there are no new developments in the case and deputies are hoping for some leads. It is unclear if there was one suspect who somehow acted alone or if there were multiple individuals who pulled off the peculiar caper. ...
SOURCE: https://katu.com/news/local/bizarre-burglary-elevator-door-stolen-from-shoreline-apartment-building
 

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This Oregon driver is in jail after checking off an impressive array of infractions on his Saturday night bingo card ...
Driver with ‘not drunk, avoiding potholes’ sticker nabbed for DUII

A Portland man was arrested in Sandy Saturday night on multiple charges including a DUII after letting his car roll into a deputy patrol car, according to the Clackamas County Sheriff Office.

A deputy said he first saw Jeffrey Cannon’s red Volkswagen Jetta rapidly approach him from behind just before 11 p.m. Saturday ...

The Jetta had a sticker on the back bumper that read: “Not drunk, avoiding potholes.” ...

The deputy pulled his patrol car to the right lane to see if Cannon would pass him. Cannon did in fact speed past the deputy and was clocked in between 80 and 90 miles per hour. ...

The deputy pulled over Cannon who initially didn’t respond when the deputy called out to him. Instead, Cannon’s vehicle rolled backward about 25 feet — hitting the front of the deputy’s patrol car, officials said.

The deputy said he could smell alcohol from the car. He also noticed a can of Busch Light in the Jetta’s cupholder.

The deputy asked Cannon why he let the Jetta roll into the patrol car. Cannon replied, “I didn’t know that happened.”

Cannon later admitted to having a concealed pistol: a loaded Glock handgun. The deputy took the weapon and later noticed the gun did not have a serial number.

After a search of the vehicle, the deputy found multiple empty beer cans and a baggie of cocaine in the center console, officials said.

Cannon told the deputy he planned to party with a friend over the weekend, officials said.

Deputies later found that Cannon was already a convicted felon and was also driving on a suspended license.

Cannon later provided a breath sample in a field sobriety test, blowing a .22% blood alcohol concentration, more than twice the legal limit. ...
SOURCE: https://www.koin.com/news/crime/driver-with-car-sticker-not-drunk-avoiding-potholes-nabbed-for-duii/
 

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Not wise to roll into deputy patrol cars . . .
 

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I'm wondering if they are talking about one of those smaller decorative domestic ones.

Some are only around head height, and I suppose if you could pick one up and swing it around the lateral ladder bars could pierce flesh.
Maybe a 'standard lamp' post
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Pensioner + Pissed-Off Attitude + Pistol = Dead assisted living employee 'wasted' to draw attention to said pensioner's (deluded?) complaints about 'thievery'. The man shot dead to make the pensioner's point wasn't even suspected to be the 'thief'.
SOURCE: https://apnews.com/article/shootings-denver-theft-colorado-ac4139bdcf8979ea2d691c72fd7d5eb8
Update ...

Okey Payne - the pensioner who shot and killed a nursing home worker to get attention for his complaints - has now been formally charged with first-degree murder.

Suspect, 95, charged with murder in assisted living shooting
https://apnews.com/article/boulder-shootings-d2a08410e554bb7298f69c72d7e311aa
 

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Drunk whacked penis on women's car then did poo in street - as they sat and ate chips
A Yorkshireman writes:

"Aye, 2018, when things wuz normal! Summad travel miles t'see 'anson Poopets! 'ee'ad t'road named after 'im, anall!

"Spectul rename 'town Browncar innabit!" :oops:
 
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A Yorkshireman writes:

"Aye, 2018, when things wuz normal! Summad travel miles t'see 'anson Poopets! 'ee'ad t'road named after 'im, anall!

"Spectul rename 'town Browncar innabit!" :oops:
In the before times.
 

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In the before times.
Eeeh, the before times. However we measure time now it won't be from when we left school or had our teenage hearts broken, or passing our driving test and getting a car, or our graduation or first job, or getting married or buying a little house or becoming parents...
 

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Police Hunt Umbilical Cord Burglar

Pennsylvania cops are hunting for an umbilical cord thief, records show.

Investigators say that an “unknown suspect” cut the lock on a storage unit and made off with an umbilical cord, electronic items, toys, vaping equipment, and housewares. The December 30 burglary also netted the thief a “baby feet print ceramic tile.”

The police report does not indicate to whom the umbilical cord was once attached, or whether the thief intended to steal the birth cord.

https://www.thesmokinggun.com/documents/bizarre/umbilical-cord-thief-285096

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"Clear headed and lucid...however Payne told investigators he suspected staffers trying to take his money and kill him" etc! How is this lucid? His comments to the investigators (as reported by the article) sound more delusional and paranoid.
My mother, with dementia, could very clearly and lucidly explain how the woman across the ward from her was getting out of bed and rifling through her things at night.

Woman across the ward could neither move, nor speak.

You can't just listen to the words...
 

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My mother, with dementia, could very clearly and lucidly explain how the woman across the ward from her was getting out of bed and rifling through her things at night.

Woman across the ward could neither move, nor speak.

You can't just listen to the words...
An elderly relation of mine was adamant that her carers weren't coming over at night to help her to bed. As she had dementia we thought she was getting mixed up.

When I looked into it I suspected she was right. Were the carers bunking off and when they did turn up were they were robbing her and stealing her controlled meds?

Yes, they were indeed. I found this out by having electronic surveillance installed and catching the bastards bang to rights.
 

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Bizarre and worrying, adding extra trauma.

WYANDANCH, Long Island -- A Long Island man is under arrest, accused of raping a woman and burglarizing her home after committing a string of car break-ins in the area.

Suffolk County District Attorney Tim Sini said the suspect, 33-year-old Joseph Johnson, returned to the residence two days later wearing clown makeup and burglarized the home a second time.

"This is an extremely disturbing case," Sini said. "As alleged in the indictment, this defendant went on a crime spree that escalated from breaking car windows to breaking into the victim's home twice in the span of 72 hours, raping and repeatedly strangling the victim while threatening her life. This is a dangerous individual and a convicted sex offender who is now off our streets thanks to the excellent work of the Suffolk County Police Department and Assistant District Attorney Ferron Lien."

Johnson, of Wyandanch, is charged with first-degree rape, first-degree criminal sexual act, burglary, strangulation, five counts of criminal mischief, and petit larceny.

https://abc7ny.com/joseph-johnson-clown-arrested-rape-burglary/10330130/
 

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Perhaps the scheme was overly complicated.

Former Cork solicitors who 'asked rough sleepers for PPS numbers' jailed for bank fraud

Two former solicitors who are married to each other were jailed for their elaborate criminal scheme targeting banks and credit unions – effectively to lend money to people who did not exist.

Keith Flynn, 46, was sentenced to four years in prison backdated to October 27, 2020 when he went into custody. His wife and co-accused, Lyndsey Clarke, 37, was sentenced to two years in prison commencing today. Both are former solicitors. Judge Seán Ó Donnabháin said that to explain the difference in how the parties were treated at sentencing it could be stated that it allowed for the differences in the personal circumstances of the two accused.

Detective Garda Alan McCarthy said the background to the criminal enterprise saw the husband and wife using wigs, disguises, costumes, forged drivers licences and passports in a targeted campaign to defraud banks and credit unions of almost €400,000. ...

Using all of these false documents they opened 80 bank accounts for people who did not exist. Then they would apply for loans. For a short time they would make repayments but then stop paying. They got loans totalling €469,000, causing a loss to the institutions of over €390,000.

Some of it was done online and by phone, and when they needed to go into banks or to ATMs they wore wigs and disguises. ...

https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/courtandcrime/arid-40231397.html
 

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I don't know how much of a slow-speed chase ensued after this bank robbery.
Woman in motorized wheelchair robs downtown Jacksonville bank

A bank located blocks away from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office headquarters was robbed Monday by a woman in a motorized wheelchair ...

Police said the woman showed up to discuss an account, but she got into an argument with a teller that escalated when she threatened to kill everyone in the bank and announced she was robbing the place ...

The woman left the bank after she was given some cash, and she was taken into custody nearby a short time later ...

No weapon was seen during the robbery, according to police, and no one inside the bank was hurt.
FULL STORY: https://www.news4jax.com/news/local...d-wheelchair-robs-downtown-jacksonville-bank/
 

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According to a local rag though I have not seen it reported elsewhere,
police blocked off a st in Preston after being called to a man that had
is penis cut off, another man was arrested but despite a search the penis
was not found, I would imagine a gull found it's self a tasty morsel.
Surprising how often this happens, the cutting off bit not the gull
getting it down it's neck bit.
 

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According to a local rag though I have not seen it reported elsewhere,
police blocked off a st in Preston after being called to a man that had
is penis cut off, another man was arrested but despite a search the penis
was not found, I would imagine a gull found it's self a tasty morsel.
Surprising how often this happens, the cutting off bit not the gull
getting it down it's neck bit.
I posted this on another thread but it seems apt here
Seagulls are just fecking greedy

 
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