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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Real Life Scrooge

A Chicago man is suing McDonald’s over what he calls unfair pricing.

In the lawsuit, James Gertie asserts that buying cheeseburger value meals are more expensive than purchasing the burgers separately. He points to math that shows he can save 41 cents by separately purchasing two cheeseburgers, medium French fries and a soft drink, instead of the more convenient value meal option.

Gertie says it’s not about the pocket change, but rather about “the principle.”

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Landlord Lech

When the cat’s away… your landlord will have sex in your bed.

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When a Colorado Springs couple went on vacation, they set up security cameras to keep tabs on their place. When they were alerted that someone was inside, they were shocked to see their landlord having sex with another man in their bed! The graphic video shows the landlord and his lover performing several sex acts, and then cleaning up with the couple’s clothes.

The couple is now living temporarily in a hotel. Meanwhile, the landlord faces charges of criminal trespassing and obscenity.

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Service with a Shock

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A 65-year-old Walmart greeter got the shock of her life… literally. When the elderly clerk asked to view the receipt of a North Carolina couple, police say she was tased.

Police say 42-year-old John Davis and 38-year-old Natasha Hall were trying to steal a 55-inch television valued at nearly $500. The couple is still on the run.

Meanwhile, the clerk – though shaken – is expected to be okay.

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