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Marijuana crop failure

More at ABC NewsSheriff Garrett Roberts [Frankfort, Kentucky] hasn’t needed a machete to cut any of the scrawny marijuana plants he has confiscated this year.A severe drought that has parched corn and soybean fields across the Southeast has also scorched marijuana crops, leaving plants that should be 10 feet tall so puny that Roberts and his deputies simply pull them up.

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September 8, 2007 Posted by | Strange | Comments Off on Marijuana crop failure

Sticking up a Karate school — not a good idea

via Yahoo! NewsA feckless stick-up man chose the wrong target when he was beaten and hospitalized in an attempted robbery of a karate school in Bucaramanga in northwestern Colombia, police said.”The man entered the academy with a firearm, but could not intimidate the dozens of students, who fortunately reacted and disarmed him,” said Colonel Julio Cesar Santoyo, police commander in the province of Santander.Police arrived at the scene only to take the would-be robber to hospital for treatment of multiple contusions at the hands of the karate students.

September 8, 2007 Posted by | Dumb Crook | Comments Off on Sticking up a Karate school — not a good idea

Not all dumb criminals are men

Boston.com-A woman was arrested and charged with arson and burglary after police say she set fire to the home of a neighbor she thought had stolen her keys.Sgt. Clint Riley of the Lane County Sheriff’s Office said the 23-year-old woman later found her keys hanging from her pants pocket……………………$350,000 bail.

September 8, 2007 Posted by | Dumb Crook | Comments Off on Not all dumb criminals are men