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Crime tip: Be sure to get plenty of sleep

Sleepy BanditsHendersonville [Tenn.] police said six men planned to rob a home in the Hendersonville area.The night of the planned crime, two of the men dropped the other four men off at the targeted home, and told them to wait in the bushes for instructions. After four hours of waiting the would-be burglars climbed out of the shrubbery, but they set off the home’s burglar alarm.Turns out, the two ringleaders fell asleep in the getaway car, which was parked at [a] nearby school.Police arrested all six men.

September 20, 2007 Posted by | Crime, Dumb Crook | Comments Off on Crime tip: Be sure to get plenty of sleep

Today’s dumb criminal

Photos Of Marijuana PlantsA northeast Ohio man faces serious charges in connection with growing marijuana. Police said a man in Portage County was growing marijuana plants in a field and took photos of the plants.There were 16 plants that he allegedly took photos of and took the photos to a [photo developer]  in Streetsboro. Employees there immediately contacted police.

September 20, 2007 Posted by | Dumb Crook | Comments Off on Today’s dumb criminal

That’ll show ’em…literally

Swedes stripSwedish animal rights activists have stripped off in an effort to get Swedes to boycott Australian wool, saying the way it is produced is cruel to sheep.The group, from the Swedish branch of international animal rights group Peta, carried out the naked protest in front of the Australian Embassy in Stockholm on Monday.

September 20, 2007 Posted by | Dumb Stuff, People | Comments Off on That’ll show ’em…literally

‘Superman’ sighting

Police probePolice are investigating after villagers in Romania claimed to see a Superman-like figure flying through the sky. Almost 20 villagers, from Gemeni, Mehedinti county, claim the UFO was wearing a shiny blue suit, just like Superman’s.Police officers took written statements from all of the witnesses and say they described the figure in the same way.Local policeman Ion Anuta said: “We talked to people of different ages who are all reliable citizens in our village. They all said they saw this strange creature who flew over their houses in his shiny blue costume. We’ll just have to see what happens next.”………………..Indeed. 

September 20, 2007 Posted by | Strange | Comments Off on ‘Superman’ sighting

Hey! Watch where you put that brush, mac!

LinkArt students in China are painting live pigs as part of a new project.Arts students in China are painting pigs for a new project /Lu FengEntitled Unforeseeable: the 2007 Pig Colour Symphony, it involves painted pigs being left to roam at will in a field.”The painted pigs, when they move around in a limited space, form many unexpected images,” a spokesman told the China News Network.The three students, of the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, say they chose pigs as they signify wealth and bring harmony and happiness.

September 20, 2007 Posted by | animals, People | Comments Off on Hey! Watch where you put that brush, mac!