Remember, Philadelphia Eagles fans once boo’d Santa Claus.
That’s right. Santa Claus.
This heart-warming story is from the Sacramento Bee (link here)
Notice that the 911 call came from the perp himself, unhappily caught mid-chimney.
His picture, with the soot on his nose, is perfect.
My prediction: His will not be an easy prison sentence. I expect some mockery.
Here’s the link, with a brief video. (Below is a screen shot)
It’s a real-life variant of the classic news-anchor line, “I’m not wearing any pants. Film at 11.”
She wasn’t. And there was film, albeit censored.
To coin a phrase:
In place of the usual “Florida man” stories, this one begins:
A Florida woman was arrested on Monday after attempting to carry out one of the most interesting robberies we’ve ever seen.
Cheyenne Amber West, a 25-year-old mother from Fort Pierce, was charged with felony grand theft and felony shoplifting after said she rang up $1,824 worth of electronics for just $3.70 at a Walmart self-checkout, according to the TC Palm. (AOL News)
It’s a family story, too.
The suspect and her mom, Alicia West, allegedly picked up several high-priced items from the store’s electronics department, including video games and a laptop, and covered up the barcodes with stickers of merchandise from the store’s clearance department. (AOL News)
A man who robbed a Far South Side hot dog stand accidentally shot himself in the leg and penis as he tried to escape early Tuesday, according to court documents.
Police were called . . . regarding a person shot and found Pouncy with two gunshot wounds, one to the right thigh and one to the penis, according to his arrest report. –Chicago Tribune
Comment: Oh, the other prisoners are gonna enjoy this story