Archive for January, 2009
Swiss police said Thursday they stumbled across a large marijuana plantation while using Google Earth, the search engine company’s satellite mapping software.
Police said they arrested 16 people and seized 1.1 tons (1.2 US tons) of marijuana as well as cash and valuables worth 900,000 Swiss francs ($780,000). Continue Reading »
One of Nigeria’s biggest daily newspapers reported that police implicated a goat in an attempted automobile theft. In a front-page article on Friday, the Vanguard newspaper said that two men tried to steal a Mazda car two days earlier in Kwara State, with one suspect transforming himself into a goat as vigilantes cornered him. Continue Reading »
There’s never a doubt that people will blame anything but themselves for failures or problems. When people are healthy, they take full credit for it. Now that a majority of people are fat and getting fatter, the easy excuse is to blame a virus. When you gain a few extra pounds during the holidays, you just blame some co-worker who spread a virus. Continue Reading »
An Iowa woman has been arrested because she failed to return a library book.
Thirty-nine-year-old Shelly Koontz was arrested Thursday night on a fifth-degree theft charge. She is accused of keeping “The Freedom Writers Diary,” which she checked out from the public library in nearby Jesup in April. Continue Reading »
Police on Long Island arrested a man after he allegedly kicked a police car and asked to be deported back to his home country of Guatemala. Police said the 27-year-old man called the Southold Police Department early Sunday and asked to be arrested so he could be deported. Continue Reading »
When growing up, children are usually told not to tell on other people and learn the nickname of tattletale as a negative conotation. In the case of a Cedar Grove, Wisconsin resident, the term tattletale is inappropriate as he did not tell on someone else, but instead called the police about himself. Continue Reading »