No, no, wait! I was kidding too!
A man sitting in a hot tub at a hotel in Mission Valley, Calif., got into a casual conversation with a woman and two men who happened to be in there with them. They said they were staying at the hotel because their crack lab blew up. So he said he was a drug dealer too. They were joking. He was not. To make matters worse, his new acquaintances were sheriff's deputies who were in town for a narcotics training course. He was arrested.
THIS IS THE HAPPIEST DAY OF MY LIFE! ... A man came home from work in Anderson, Calif., to find a naked woman he did not know sleeping in his bed. She had apparently broken in.
WELL, IT DIDN’T SEEM DANGEROUS TO ME ... A man stood on top of his car as it moved slowly through the streets of Bengbu, China, and then put his legs through the open sunroof to steer the vehicle with his feet as it approached an intersection. When he saw police, he climbed inside and attempted to drive away. He explained to them that he had just made a successful business deal that was going to make him a lot of money, and that he had gotten drunk to celebrate.
OH, ABSOLUTELY, YOUR HONOR, NO PROBLEM AT ALL! ... A judge in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, found six teenage boys guilty of sharing inappropriate images of girls without their consent, and ordered them not to look at pornography on the internet for nine months.
HERE, YOU TAKE HIM! ... A passenger in a stolen truck jumped out of the vehicle when she noticed police were following it through the streets of Portland, Ore. The woman, who was carrying a 2-yearold child, tried to get into passing vehicles as she fled, finally opening the door of a car and tossing the toddler inside.
TRUTH IN ADVERTISING ... An auto shop in Pueblo, Colo., was shut down and the owner arrested because he was selling meth, heroin and cocaine to customers who came in to have their vehicles repaired. Police became suspicious of the name of the establishment: “Get Your Fix Automotive.”
I FELT IT WAS A PERFECTLY REASONABLE REQUEST ... A man trashed a 7-Eleven in Santa Ana, Calif., causing $2,000 worth of damage, and assaulted the clerk after he refused to sell him beer after hours or allow him to borrow his cellphone.
WE JUST REALLY HIT IT OFF ... A 53-year-old married woman was caught having sexual intercourse with a 23-year-old inmate in the back seat of a car in the parking lot of a minimum security prison in Fauquier, County, Va.
TOO LATE, BUB! ... A man was arrested for repeatedly walking up to the door of a gas station in Mobile, Ala., with his pants down at 3:40 in the morning. He pulled his pants up just as police were arriving.