This woman was locked up for trying to break into a jail. She was even given a warning when cops politely asked her to leave. She refused and got a nice room inside.
This stripper’s ego must have been seriously bruised when a customer turned down a lap dance. She allegedly ended up following the guy and attempted to rob him. Unsurprisingly, he was able to identify her in a lineup.
We aren’t sure if this guy mistook the police station for a bank, but cops report he walked in with a towel covering his hands, told an officer he had a gun and demanded he hand over "all of your money." It obviously didn’t take long for the cops to arrest this guy.
The tire gods do not look kindly on those who wish to slash them. All this guy allegedly wanted to do was send a message to his boss after an extortion attempt failed. But when he tried to stab the tire, the exploding burst of air blew his shirt off and gave him a nasty gash on his arm.
If you’re gonna rob a home, it’s a good idea to expect someone to be in it. This guy didn’t count on that, so when the homeowner faced him down with a gun, he decided to call 911 for help. They were happy to come provide aid … to the homeowner.
Aw, this guy's 5-year-old son was so proud of his dad, he decided to show off what his pop did for a living. But when he brought 50 bags of heroin to school for show-and-tell, the cops quickly took notice.
Steven Mulhall wanted to show off what a badass he was by stealing the nameplate of a judge in Broward County, Fla. He probably would have gotten away with it if he hadn’t posted a pic of himself with his loot on Facebook.
After John Michael Funk’s mother reported her credit card stolen and used at a local gas station, a cop arrived on the scene to investigate. That was when Funk decided to make one more purchase with the card, while the cop looking for him was standing right next to him. Easiest arrest of the day.
Pro tip: If you plan on stealing an airplane, make sure it isn’t still chained the tarmac before you fire up the engine and try to take off.
While Michael Marquez (left) was being questioned about the theft of a shopping cart and some camping equipment, he decided to prove what a standup guy he was by attempting to steal the police station’s clock. Wonder if they’ll let him hang that up in his cell.
Sometimes the best security system is a good door. Manuel Fernandes found this out firsthand when he ended up getting stuck for nine hours under a loading dock door at a Massachusetts Rent-A-Center. The only thing he managed to walk away with were some breaking and entering charges.
Who says social media is beginning to run our lives? A team of robbers who posed as internet café customers before they tried to knock off the joint did themselves in when one guy logged into his Facebook account and left it up on the screen.
We don't have the heart to tell these guys that it's probably easier to rob a truck when it isn't going highway speeds. But whatevs, we'll let them figure it out for themselves.
How much will $100 get you? If you’re in Afghanistan, it’ll get you Mohammed Ashan, a Taliban leader, who was apparently so interested in the Benjamin being offered for his arrest that he turned himself in in the hopes of claiming it.
Cedrick Barnes really wanted to succeed as a drug dealer, and he thought he’d scored a sweet deal when he found a buyer for half a pound of pot. Only problem: The potential buyer was his old parole officer, who promptly alerted cops.
Again with the Facebook photos, guys. Look, if you steal gas from a cop car, like Michael Baker did, just don’t post the photo bragging about it on your profile. Or if you do, don’t be surprised when you go to jail.
Will smoking tomato leaves get you high? We’re sure that the teenager who tried it after he mistook a neighbor’s potted tomato plant for a marijuana plant. Time to enroll in some botany classes, buddy.
Maybe Daron Thomas just wasn’t cut out to be a criminal. After he knocked off a check-cashing location, he freaked when a cop spotted him. So he ran into a nearby KFC and attempted to flush the money he’d stolen down the toilet. Smooth move.