Foiled Again!

bank-robber

The key to successfully robbing a bank: they have to be open. After trying to shake down a local bank twice after hours, it’s clear one would-be robber didn’t get that memo.

Police in Des Moines, Iowa say security footage shows someone trying to get into the Marine Credit Union. Problem is, both times the bank had closed for the night!

Some employees witnessed the scene, but couldn’t give a good description because of his disguise. The suspect has yet to be caught.

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Hair Today…

rogaine-suspect

You really can’t make this stuff up. Police in Dearborn, Michigan are looking for a bald thief who stole hair growth product from a local pharmacy. They say the suspect (pictured) nicked seven boxes of Rogaine from a CVS and then fled in an “older model Chevrolet.”

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Meaty Politics

One Michigan town has an idea to get folks more interested in local politics: serve ‘em free hot dogs!

Victory Township plans to host free, public picnics before its regular board meetings. Residents are not required to stay for the meeting, but officials say most who show up do, anyway.

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Hot for Hooters

When you need chicken wings, you need ’em now. At least that was the case for one Florida man who police say called 911 for a ride to Hooters.

Hankerin’ for a Snack

Merritt Island police say 28-year-old Jonathan Hinkle told a dispatcher that his grandmother was having a stroke in the parking lot of a local Hooters, and claimed he needed a ride there so he could help save her life. The only problem is, Hinkle’s grandmother was fine, and was nowhere near the restaurant at the time of the call.

Misuse of the emergency system is a third-degree felony. If convicted, Hinkle faces up to five years in prison.

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Sucker for Savings

A Georgia perp is behind bars, after police in Key West, Florida say he led them right to his location by using a CVS ‘store savings’ card.

Police say 37-year-old Jamaal Seymour had several warrants out for his arrest on charges of battery, aggravated assault, and weapons violations. When Florida cops caught up with him, they say Seymour tried to run away, but was quickly captured.

In addition to the other charges, he’s now faced with resisting arrest, providing false identification, and felony mischief.

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Go Directly to Jail

Sometimes criminals make cops’ lives too easy.

Deputies in Assumption Parish, Louisiana say a man there accidentally texted an officer about a drug deal. But 39-year-old Dwayne Paul Herbert’s plans for a crystal meth-fueled night of fun were promptly dashed when officers pulled up outside.

In addition to drug charges, Herbert also got two weapons violations and two counts of resisting arrest.

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Isn’t It Ironic?

Officials in New Mexico say dozens of health department employees got sick, after eating tainted food at their office Christmas party. No specific food has been identified, but officials say the sickness was caused by “bacillus cereus of clostridium perfringens.”

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