Weird Criminal Law Stories # 534: Chucky Doll?

CALIFORNIA: Child’s Play? A driver was caught using a “Chucky” doll as a fake passenger in the carpool lane. The driver had seat-belted the creepy toy – from the horror movie“Child’s play” – in a car sear on a highway in Contra Costa County. “A  good effort,” the highway patrol teased on Twitter. “Here’s your carpool ticket.”

CALIFORNIA: Can you hear me now? We learn a brawl broke out at a pizzeria over a missing-cellphone – which had been sitting in the shop’s lost and found all along. More than 20 people at John’s Incredible Pizza Company in the town of Newark began yelling, throwing punches and firing pepper spray after a mother accused a woman of stealing her daughter’s cellphone. The restaurant manager later found the phone safe in the lost and found. There is no information as to whether arrests were made.

FLORIDA: Back to jail you go my friend… It was recently reported that Richard Powell, 57,was sent back to jail for his 334th arrest. Mr. Powell pleaded-guilty in the third week of January of the new year after he was arrested in South Beach, whiles screaming in traffic, with a beer in one hand and marijuana in his shoes, according to police report. This was also Mr. Powell’s fifth conviction in the past 12 months.

FLORIDA: The headline read, “Help, police, I’m drunk! Polk County Sheriff officials report a New Year Eve’s situation wherein the police dispatcher did a wonderful job of urging Michael Lester to park his truck and wait for officers to find him. Mr. Lester called police and advised them that he had been driving around all night “trying to get pulled over.” At another point in the call he said,“I’m driving on the wrong side of the road.” After deputies caught up with him,they said Mr. Lester admitted drinking several beers and swallowing some crystal meth. He also confided that he had barely slept for several days. Happy New Year?

PENNSYLVANIA: The headline read, “They were dopey rollers. An overweight husband and wife duo allegedly stole a purse from a Walmart shopper and sped away on motorized scooters provided by the store. Robert Doerwald, 54, and Dawn Hosie, 45, were caught on camera snatching a customer’s purse at the store in the town of Honesdale and rolling away. Police report that they later surrendered.

SPAIN & PORTUGAL: Pina coladas, anyone? Authorities say that Colombian drug smugglers were finally arrested for shipping 1,600 pound so cocaine to Spain and Portugal hidden in hollowed-out pineapples during the year 2017.

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