Posts Tagged ‘weird’
A 53-year-old Michigan man was found dead Tuesday morning with an arrow in his chest.
The man, Chris Martin Allen, was found lying in the corner of a parking lot in Howell, about 30 miles east of Lansing. The arrow was protruding from the left of his chest, and a crossbow was found next to his body, police said.
The police report said investigators considered Allen’s death a homicide, but Police Chief George Basar told NBC station WILX of Lansing that suicide couldn’t be ruled out.
“It’s physically possible,” Basar said. “We have discussed that, and it’s physically possible.”
Full story (Alex Johnson/msnbc.com)
Rapid City police used a beanbag shotgun to subdue a man they say attacked them with ninja-type swords. …
The 48-year-old man was arrested on a charge of aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer.
Full story (AP via KDLT-TV)
A man wearing a T-shirt reading “I’m A Drunk” crashed into a police car early Thursday on Long Island and is being charged with driving while intoxicated, police said.
Kevin Daly, of Coram, N.Y., was driving a 2000 Saturn on County Road 83 at about 1:45 a.m. when he hit the patrol car.
The entire message on his T-shirt reads “I’m Not An Alcoholic, I’m A Drunk. Alcoholics Go to Meetings.”
(The police officer wasn’t hurt.)
Full story (AP via WNBC-TV of New York)
Berne Township officials were trying to figure out who abandoned about 3,000 pairs of panties along a road on Wednesday.
The panties were dumped near the intersection of Crawfis and Savage Hill roads, located southeast of Lancaster, 10TV’s Ashliegh Barry reported.
There were four dumping locations along a one mile stretch of Crawfis Road. …
“I came up and looked for myself and after I got here I couldn’t believe what I was seeing,” said Jim Carmichael, Berne Township Trustee.
Full story (WBNS-TV of Columbus, Ohio)
After going three months without getting in trouble, a Carlisle man was back in police custody Sunday afternoon after trying to steal a rack or ribs by sticking them in his pants.
Carlisle police said Donald Noone, 65, attempted to pull the same stunt on May 22 at the Giant on South Spring Garden Street.
Both times, Noone was found to be “highly intoxicated” when he tried to steal the meat, police said.
Full story (Carlisle, Pa., Sentinel)
Canisters of bull semen caused quite a scare on the on-ramp to Interstate 65 South Tuesday morning.
The canisters fell off a Greyhound bus just after 5 a.m. as the bus traveled around the curve of the ramp just south of downtown Nashville.
Fire and emergency crews were called to the scene amid reports of a foul odor. …
Officials traced the containers to Greyhound after finding bus tickets on the ground. The bus did not know it lost its load and had continued on. …
Greyhound said the sperm was stored in a separate compartment below the bus and not near the belongings of passengers.
Well, that’s a relief.
Full story (WKRN-TV of Nashville, Tenn.)
“The movies and TV shows, like Sons of Anarchy, that show tough guys with guns shoved into their jeans are not realistic, Chandler Police Detective Seth Tyler said Sunday.
“The cops and robbers of the silver screen most likely use rubber weapons, which weigh far less than the real things, Tyler said.”
“A man doused himself with a bucket of liquid human waste and hid in a portable toilet after plowing his Jeep into a carport at a Longview riverfront condominium Tuesday afternoon, police said.
“‘It looks like alcohol was involved,’ Longview police Sgt. Ed Jones said. …
“Flavia told officers he’d splashed himself with the contents of a bucket outside a portable toilet ‘because he thought the dogs were coming, and he was trying to throw off the scent,’ Kazensky said.”
Full story (Longview, Wash., Daily News)
“POWELL, Ohio — A drunk Westerville woman sprays deputies with breast milk after she gets into a fight with her husband at a wedding reception, deputies say.
“Stephanie Robinette, 30, appeared in court Monday to answer to charges of domestic violence, assault, obstructing official business, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. …
“She is at the Delaware County jail.”
Full story (WCMH-TV of Columbus, Ohio)
Police Blotter of the Day: TV station gets it wrong (was: Inattentive jogger slams back of school bus)
Update: The Greensboro News & Record reports that this story is wrong in just about every particular. Making a point to call out the station by name, it quotes the woman’s husband and the police incident report as saying that she did not run into a stopped bus and that she was not distracted by her mp3 player. Worse, it says, she was quite seriously injured.
Thank you to NCDawn, who alerted me to this in the comments.
Full story (News & Record)
“A jogger who Greensboro police said wasn’t paying attention was injured by running into the back of a stopped bus at about 8 a.m. … “No charges were filed.”
Full story (WGHP-TV of Winston-Salem, N.C.)