C) In Illinois, drug agents showed up at a home after a report of a meth-making operation on the property. Turns out, it was nothing more than a maple syrup operation. Agents had mistaken some buckets near trees used to collect sap for a meth lab.
February 4, 2013
A) A Louisiana man who robbed a store, but when he forgot his mask he put a bucket over his head. The 23 year old was caught on camera as he lifted the bucket to see.
B) A British woman who called the fire department after getting stuck in her son's high chair. The 31 year old wedged herself into the chair after having too much to drink. She struggled to get out for an hour before the firemen came to free her.
C) A prostitute who went to meet a client at a police station! She had arranged the meeting over the phone, and was so intent on following specific directions, she walked right past a huge Police Dept sign on the building, right past some uniformed officers, and into the police station, where she was arrested.
January 14, 2013
A) A Wisconsin woman who threw herself on the ground to get a free ride on an ambulance. The 36-year-old tried to bum a ride from a cop. When that didn't work she threw herself on the ground and said she hurt her knee. He called her an ambulance, and told them to bill her.
B) A California man who used his alligator-like pet to guard his stash of marijuana. Police found 34 pounds of weed in the man's home, all protected by "Mr. Teeth," a five foot long reptile usually found in Latin America. The 32- year-old was charged with possessing marijuana and might be facing charges for having an exotic animal.
C) A Florida man caught riding a horse under the influence. The 29-year old was pulled over while trotting through a Florida town. When the cops pulled him over, he refused to get off the horse and galloped away. Cops later caught him when the horse ran out of gas. He's been charged with obstructing an officer and interfering with railroad tracks.
January 7, 2013
A) A Florida man who tried to rob a convenience store, then called his mom for a ride home. The 22 year old told the cashier he had a gun and that he wanted money. It turned out the register was empty, so he left the store, and called his mommy to pick him up.
B) An Oregon teen who got drunk on New Year's Eve and then posted about it on Facebook. The 18 year old wrote to friends that driving drunk was "classic" and he was sorry to the person who's car he hit. Two of his friends turned him in to the police.
C) An iPhone thief who showed up to a date, and found the owner of the stolen phone waiting for him. The phone went missing on New Year's Eve and the owner set up a fake online dating account to talk to the thief. They set up a meeting where the thief ended up forking over the phone.
December 24, 2012
A) A North Dakota woman who told police she was robbed during a drug deal. The 41-year-old said she pulled out her wallet to pay a man for drugs when he took it.
B) A man who avoided his baggage fee by wearing his extra clothes. The man was going to be charged a fee for his bag being too heavy. Instead of paying, he put on about sixty shirts and nine pairs of jeans in the middle of the airport.
C) A Louisiana woman who flipped her neighbors the bird with her Christmas lights. The woman shaped her display like a middle finger and was ordered to take the lights down after neighbors complained. The ACLU is defending her, and now she has a display with two middle fingers.
December 17, 2012
A) An NBA referee who tried to blocked a player's free throw. The ref ran across court and jumped at the Brooklyn Nets player who stopped shooting. He was trying to stop him to let substitutes into the game.
B) An Austrian man who added to a nude art show by walking around naked. The man stripped down and strolled through the exhibit. A security guard eventually had him put his clothes bad on.