crime

crime

Longtime California Waiter Charged with Spying for Iranian Government

In addition to allegedly being a better-than-average spy, Ghorbani also seems to have been a better-than-average waiter.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.16.19
crime

2019 Mood: Drinking Wine Out of a Pringles Can on a Scooter at Walmart

A Texas woman traced slow, wine-fueled circles around the parking lot for hours before officers arrived.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.15.19
crime

Coke Can Pulled from Bakery's Rubbish Helps Solve 28-Year-Old Murder Mystery

Police had been trying to obtain a DNA sample from a person of interest for several years.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.21.18
crime

Brooklyn Man Gets Violently Impatient for His Bad Bacon-Egg-and-Cheese Order

Rude AND a terrible taste in breakfast sandwiches.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.7.18
crime

Woman Demands $500 DNA Test to Identify Which Roommate Stole Her $2 Yogurt

Apparently, a passive aggressive note on the fridge door was just not enough.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.6.18
crime

El Chapo Smuggled Coke Inside Fake Pickled Jalapeño Cans, Witness Testifies

The cartel transported an estimated $500 million worth of cocaine into the US in cans labeled La Comadre Pickled Jalapeño Peppers.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.29.18
crime

Judge Calls Cop 'Complete Idiot' for Stealing Weed Edibles, Eating Them While on Duty

The officer, who has since resigned, requested an ambulance after downing an entire THC-infused chocolate bar.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.13.18
crime

Mom Arrested After Allegedly Sneaking Booze into Movies via Her Kid's Sippy Cup

Getting a babysitter is probably cheaper than charges of misdemeanor reckless conduct and public intoxication.
Jelisa Castrodale
10.5.18
Baking

Serial Killer Who Apparently Makes Pretty Good Sponge Cake Wins Prison Bake-Off

Being good at murdering does not necessarily make one bad at baking.
Jelisa Castrodale
10.2.18
crime

Georgia Police Looking for Hotel Breakfast Buffet Grifter

There’s apparently a (#relatable) buffet bandit making the rounds at local breakfast spreads for hotel guests.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.28.18
pubs

Appropriately Named ‘Last Drop Inn’ Fined £44,000 After Man Falls Through Cellar Door

*Drop* Inn, geddit?
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
9.26.18
Drugs

Grocer Who Used Fruit and Veg Stall as Drug Front Must Pay Back £400,000

Cocaine was hidden in trucks transporting strawberries, cauliflower, and broccoli to the Covent Garden stall.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
9.24.18
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