Weird Criminal Law Stories # 315:New Gun Law

April 16th, 2014 by Leonard Birdsong


GEORGIA: While some states are pushing to tighten gun control laws after the Connecticut school massacre, lawmakers in gun-friendly Georgia want to ease rules preventing some mentally ill people from getting licenses. Legislators recently voted 117 to 56 to allow people who have voluntarily sought inpatient treatment for mental illness or substance abuse to get licenses.  Georgia may also amend its laws to allow people to carry guns in churches and bars.

N-SANE!

 

ARKANSAS: A drunken driver tried to make a getaway after crashing her car into a mobile home.  She tried to get away by riding off on an electric toy truck  Jamie Craft, 29, didn’t get far in the Fischer-Price Power Wheels vehicle, which belonged to a child who lived in the mobile home.  The child’s father grabbed Craft and pulled her off the wheels.

THE “GREAT ESCAPE” WENT KAPUT…

 

OHIO: An Ohio schoolteacher maintains her bosses discriminated against her – because she has a fear of children.

Weird Criminal Law Stories # 314: Twitter Threats?

April 9th, 2014 by Leonard Birdsong


ALABAMA: A Birmingham man has pleaded guilty to using Twitter to threaten the life of President Obama. A federal grand jury had previously indicted 25 year old Jarvis Britton on charges that he knowingly threatened to kill, kidnap, or inflict bodily harm on the President. Prosecutors say he tweeted, “Let’s kill the president. F.E.A.R.”  The federal prosecutors maintain that F.E.A.R., a national militia group, had an ultimate goal to overthrow the U.S. government.

WHAT A BUNCH OF PUDDING HEADS!

 

WEST VIRGINIA: An eighth-grader at a middle school was arrested after wearing to class a T-shirt that featured a picture of a gun and a phrase that read: “Protect your right.” Jared Marcum was charged with “disturbing the education process.”

HAS THE NRA HEARD ABOUT THIS OUTRAGEOUS ATTACK ON OUR SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS YET?

 

MISSISSIPPI: A Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus elephant was hit by a bullet recently in a drive-by shooting

Weird Criminal Law Stories # 313: More Weird Florida!

April 2nd, 2014 by Leonard Birdsong


A dog in Sebring riding in the back of his master’s pickup truck stepped on a pistol the guy had left there, the weapon discharged, and the man was slightly wounded. However, the doggie is off the hook, police have declared the shooting an accident.

          BOW WOW…

A Florida man pretended he was an officer of the law for five months – because he was too embarrassed to admit to his girlfriend he was really a pizza delivery man. Christopher Sharp would leave his pizza shop each day, put on a sheriff’s deputy’s uniform and head over to his girl’s house where he would regale her with phony stories of chasing and arresting bad guys. Sharp was eventually arrested for stalking and posing as a deputy.

          I WOULD SAY HE WAS A NOT SO “SHARP” NITWIT…

 A woman in Fort McCoy refused to pull over when police attempted to stop her for driving too fast.

Weird Criminal Law Stories # 312: Stolen Beer

March 26th, 2014 by Leonard Birdsong


COLORADO: A brewery worked was arrested for allegedly stealing 570 rare and expensive beers from his employers at Avery Brewery Company. Adam James Dickenson, 26 worked at the boulder business for a few months last year and is accused of stealing beers worth $200 to $300, including brands like Duck Duck Gooze, Rogue Old Crustacean, and a case of Isabelle Proximus.

                   NEVER KNEW BEER COULD BE SO EXPENSIVE!

NORTH DAKOTA: Two Fargo men were simultaneously having sex with a woman when Ashley Hunter, 33, asked Orlando DeWitt, 37, to switch positions with him. Police report that when Dewitt refused to change positions it touched off a bitter argument that ended with Hunter stabbing his three-some buddy.

          YES, PLEASURE QUICKLY TURNED TO PAIN, BUT EVERYONE LIVED.

 TEXAS: Please be careful if you ever drive through the town of Missouri City. Why? The town has decided to charge

Weird Criminal Law Stories # 311: Cheapskate!

March 19th, 2014 by Leonard Birdsong


NEBRASKA: We learn that a man was arrested in Lincoln for arriving at a funeral home and allegedly posing as an undertaker in an effort to take two engagement rings from the fingers of his deceased fiancée. Terry Kurtzhals, 58, allegedly wore a name tag identifying himself as a funeral director and said he was representing the deceased’s family.  The funeral home’s skeptical owner called police when Kurtzhals became agitated amid questioning.

        WHAT A CHEAP CREEP…

 MISSOURI:  How about this one? A St. Louis area man pleaded guilty to a murder conspiracy plot that would have framed a house cat for the crime.  Brett Nash plotted to kill his wife’s lover by having a hit man break into the paramour’s home, electrocute him with a radio in the bathtub and then throw the man’s cat into the water to make police believe that it was a tragic accident.

SUCH A CRAZY PLOT WOULDN’T WORK – TOO MANY WORKING PARTS!!!

MICHIGAN: A bank robbery suspect was arrested at a Southfield strip club after he allegedly hung red dye coated bills