Strange Criminal Minds Stupidity
Dumb in English, literally means mute, silent, speechless, unable to speak or no power of speech. Lack of intelligence, understanding, wit or sense and lack of reason is known as stupidity. It may be inborn or reactive being stupid as a defense mechanism believed to be a “childhood psychological trauma”, a state of mind with “grief and despair, making hardship in even simple daily tasks. Stupidity is an exhibit of being stupid, or an act of being an idiot, fool, dumb or moron, or any human misdeeds, whether accidental, on purpose or due to mental capacity or retardation. Stupidity or stupid, has a broad range of understanding in modern English, from being slow of mind or lack of intelligence, care or reason, dullness of feeling or senseless or torpidity sensation, insensitivity or lacking interest or aggravated or provoked. Stupidity can either imply a state of daze or slow mindedness temporarily or congenital lack of capacity for reasoning. Here are lists of people with criminal minds stupidity, some people say the dumbest criminals.
1) Facebook Fanatic
A 19 year-old burglar, who could work multi tasking and a Facebook fanatic, named Jonathan G. Parker, was busted because he forgot to log out from his Facebook account. Parker, broke into a Martinsburg, West Virginia house and stole worth $3500 2 diamonds rings, and had enough time to search and surf the “Google best escape route” using the victim’s computer, and also logged into his Facebook profile and updated his Facebook status that read, “OMG LOLZ brkin into sum1s house!”, as the saying goes, ‘crime does not pay’ Parker forgot to log off his account. He get himself into trouble,and exposed indirectly his accomplice friend who happened to be also a mutual friend of the victim and that’s how Parker was found out.
Don’t Mess with MySpace
A 17-year-old teen, broke into a furniture office’s store to steal some items for five hours. He used the store’s computer trying to sell some stolen items, and at the same time, he took time to view pornography. But then stupidity gave him away when the teen burglar logged into his MySpace account and helped the police to identify him. It was not reported on whether or not he posted about his prank on a boastful manner on MySpace.
He Loves MySpace
In Memphis, Tennessee, also another case of a stupid thief, when a realtor at an open house was robbed of jewelry worth of $25,000. The stupid thief used the computer of the house, logged in to his My Space profile, and fill out the visitor’s card and log his real name, address, name of favorite pet (security code) and E-mail address on the visitors card.. The realtor who owned the jewelry who was a Shop MSNBC fanatic, told police she saw this man filling out the visitor’s card while he waited for other visitors to leave. The stupid criminal was arrested the following day.
2) Because of Lasagna Tradition
A fugitive since 2000 was busted and arrested , Giancarlo Sabatini who went into hiding for more than 10 years, shortly after being given a 3-year, 8-month prison sentence in a cocaine trafficking case. The Police received a tip and started stalking his wife and daughter, that Sabatini might be in Italy, in their home in Rocca Priora, a town near Rome. When the police saw Sabatini’s daughter leaving her mother’s house and secretly hurried toward her home, carrying a tray of lasagna, the police suspected she was hiding a special guest. The police burst in and arrested Giancarlo Sabatini. The stupid criminal went back to his Rocca Priora home in Italy from his hide our in Belgium, to celebrate the last day before lent, where Lasagna was a traditional dinner for the Italian family, and Sabatini can not resist the deliciously baked lasagna of his wife.
3) Driving Lawnmower Offense
In Iowa, a man was arrested for driving a lawn mower at 1:00 in the morning, driving on the highway, and all over the road, with no headlights, his blood alcohol level was .19 which is well above the limit of .08. It is illegal to drive any kind of motorized vehicle anywhere while you are drunk in Iowa.
4) Good Momma
In an Elementary school, the police responded to an alarm and the authorities responded in time and saw the suspect running through the cafeteria and exit out the back door, and unluckily they were not able to catch him. But the stupid criminal dropped his cell phone when he ran out. The police picked up the cell phone, and searched the names thought the list of contacts and called the number with registered “Ma.” Good Ma gave the police the full name of her stupid son, that is accidental stupidity.
The police responded to a 911 call, when someone called 911, then hung up, the police went to that location to see if there was a problem. And that call led them to a motel where two drug dealers checked-in in different rooms. They learned that one drug dealer tried to call his companion in the other room which is room 119, but mistakenly dialed 911.
5) Loves Fire Truck for Joy Riding
In Utah, a 25-year-old man, want to visit his mother in Washington for Christmas, but he don’t own a car. Then he boarded into a $500,000 fire truck, blew the air horn and tried to drive the truck away. The fire fighters who were on duty, heard the noise and ran outside, to check what was happening. He fought back, but the firemen were finally able to defeat him, and so sad he never made it to Washington to visit his mom for Christmas.
Raft Joy Riding
Some employees of an airplane manufacturing company stole a life raft from the plane, and planned to have some fun ride down the river. The life raft was successfully taken out unnoticed. The group of airline employees took it for a ride down the river, but it turns out soon the raft is inflated it automatically activate the emergency lighting locator beacon (guiding or warning signal) and alarmed the Coast Guard helicopter, and saw the group while the helicopter was searching for the location of the signal
6) Too Dumb to Be a Thief
A stupid thief used a stolen credit card to purchase cigars, and signed his own name on the receipt, giving the police the easier task to find him. Then he tried to buy again some items at a store, but the credit card was recognized as a stolen card. The store manager then asked for some valid identification, and because of stupidity, the thief showed his own driver’s license.
7) Courthouse Safe
A stupid criminal break into a courthouse, and open the courthouse sliding door in an action of having pulled something open with force and broke into the antique safe in the lobby. But he was unlucky to see the antique safe empty, and a matter of fact, the antique safe was for display only! That’s the reason why the safe was unlocked or left open. This stupid thief was really unlucky that day, he was caught when trying to get out from the place, and again tried to open door in force. Few hours later, he was back inside the same courthouse where he was charged of second degree burglary and was arraigned inside this familiar courthouse.
8) Just a Little Cat Nap
The Arizona Police responded to a burglar alarm at a gun store and in Prescott, and found a sleeping man inside the gun store. When he was asked, he told the police that he was just looking for some place to take a nap, claiming that he was driving and got sleepy. But the police do not believe his story, the police suspected that he apparently entered through a window, and the police found him sleeping with a flashlight, gloves and a bag containing expensive electronics from the store and smell of alcohol. The police arrested the stupid thief and found out he had several previous warrants.
9) Died in Afghanistan
A woman filed a claim on her husband’s life insurance policy worth $550,000 policy, in Gloucester, United Kingdom, and according to her claim her husband died in an accident in Afghanistan of brain trauma. The said “widow” had the husband’s death certificate to prove it. But the husband was seen at his doctor’s clinic after few weeks, seen working and paying his taxes openly. This stupid couple were both sentenced to community service because of stupidity and dumbness and no money was lost.
10) Don’t Mess with Pizza Hut
A former Pizza Hut employee tried to extort $500 for five Pizza Hut car roof signs (placed on the car rooftop in case of delivery services), that he took while he was still working there. The manager asked him proof that he really had them., and the said ex employee sent a picture copy through E-mail. And this was his greatest mistake, because of stupidity, the police had the chance to zoom in on the plates license number of two cars in the background which were registered to stupid extortionist. The police charged him with extortion, possession of stolen property and grand larceny (a crime of a wrongful acquisition of other person’s personal property).
11) I’m Really Over 21
A robber walked into the corner store with a gun, and demanded all the money in the cash register drawer. The scared cashier put the money inside the bag, as per instruction given by the robber. The robber saw Scotch bottles behind the counter and also demanded to to give it to him. But the cashier declined to give it to him, saying, he didn’t believe the robber was over 21. The robber showed his driver’s license to prove it and the cashier gave him the Scotch. The cashier called the police, after the robber left, and gave the name and address of the robber based on his driver’s license, and was soon arrested.
12) Issuing Cheque
Charles A. Meriweather, 18 year-old thief, broke into a home in Northwest Baltimore on November 22, 1978, night, ransacked the house and raped a 34 year-old government employee woman living in that house. Meriweather, found out that the woman have just only cash of $11.50, and asked her “How do you pay your bills?” The poor lady said she used cheque for paying her bills. Meriweather then asked her to issue a cheque worth $30, but changed his mind, and demand to write $50 instead. The lady victim asked him, “who shall I make it out to?” The stupid criminal gave his full name, Charles A. Meriweather, and threat the lady with, “it better not bounce or I’ll be back”! After several hours, Meriweather was arrested.
13)Police Car Computers
The 21 year-old R.C. Gaitlan, walked up to two patrol officers who were showing the children in a Detroit neighborhood the computer of their squad car equipment, and Gaitlan asked the police on how he system worked. The police officers then, asked for Gaitlan’s identification. He then hand them his driver’s license, entered it into the computer, and after few moments, Gailtlan was arrested because of the information that showed the screen, that he had been wanted for two years of armed robbery in St. Louis, Missouri.
14) Stupid Gunman
In Oakland, California, the Police officers spent two hours with the attempt to overpower a gunman who had barricaded himself inside his home. After throwing ten canisters of tear gas, the Police officers noticed that the stupid gunman was standing right beside them, shouting out to give himself up or surrender peacefully.
15) Loyalty To Uniforms
A janitor in Virginia, went to great rush to avoid showing I.D. and wearing a ski mask in a 7-Eleven robbery, using rental car for that event. However, the stupid janitor was wearing his work uniform, with the company’s name on it which said “Cedar Woods Apartments” and stitched name Dwayne across the front’s uniform which is his name.
Dressed for Success, Not
A man was apprehended after running away from a routine traffic stop, but later on was arrested. It was discovered that this man was wanted for bank robbery. This man lost consciousness after complaining of stomach pain, and he was admitted to a hospital. However, he walked out of the hospital, when he felt better and went to a nearby bar. But the “stupid runaway patient” forgot to change his clothes and still wearing the hospital gown with the intravenous needle still inserted in his arm. The owner of the bar immediately called the police, and he was arrested again.
16) Police Line Up
All the victims of a robbery were requested by the District Attorney (DA) to come to the police station to verify a Police lineup of five people. The suspect was placed at the end of the line by the DA. Then the DA, asked each person in the line up to step forward and say; “give me all your money, and I need some change in quarters, nickels and dimes”! Then the four in line said it right. It was the turn of the last man in line to “recite” but he broke out angrily and said, “that was not what I said”!
The 32 year-old Chris Bess, from Chico,California, a drug addict with a strange plan to satisfy his addiction and noticed the worth $50,000 46 solar panels in a school roof . in February. He stole the solar panels, and store it in a secret place, as any addicts would do to make money to satisfy their needs for their addiction. But it was never been discovered, until Chris Bess was arrested and jailed for drug possession, however the truth came out during a phone call. Bess placed a call to his friend, giving the instructions “to get rid of the remaining solar panels”. The federal authorities, realized then, that the solar panels being discussed were the same missing school solar panels. The Police authorities sent over some cars to the location, where Bess gave his friend and found the missing solar panels with various stolen items and planned to sell it. Christopher Bess could have be sentenced for 15 years if he had been convicted during the trial, but was sentenced seven years in prison instead.
18) Stupidity on Bank Robbery : He Didn’t See the Cop
Langston Robins a 21-year-old robber from Arizona, walked right past a Police officer in uniform at the Metropolitan Bank and gave the hold-up note to the bank teller. The stupid robber who was strangely unarmed was arrested after a foot pursuit. Lt. Terry Hastings, the Little Rock police spokesman tells the Associated Press: “I just don’t understand why he didn’t see a uniformed police officer standing right in front of him. My guess is he’s just not the brightest of people.”
Misspelled The Banks Name? Wrong Bank
A would-be robber went inside a Wells Fargo bank and planned to rob the bank. He took a deposit slip and wrote on it: “This iz a stikup. Put all the munny in this bag,” and went on queue just like the other depositors. But he became nervous thinking that someone might have seen him write the note, and so he left the Wells Fargo Bank, and crossed the street to the Bank of America. He again queue and waited in line, then handed the note to the teller. After the teller read the note, the teller determined that the would be robber was man was dumb or idiot because of errors in spelling. So the bank teller told the stupid robber he could not accept the stickup note because it was written on a Wells Fargo deposit slip, and he should have to fill out a Bank of America deposit slip or it would be better that he go back to the Wells Fargo bank. The stupid robber, looked depressed and somewhat defeated, and replied, “ok,” and went back to the Wells Fargo, stand on line and wait for his turn to the teller and was arrested while on queue.
Unplanned Criminal Minds Stupidity
A man who planned for days to rob a bank in Boston, now get through the bank to rob it. Soon the robber was in front the bank teller, he pulled his gun poked to the teller and in a loud voice he declared, ” Nobody move! This is a stick up.” However, his plan was not “neat enough”, because the two doors down from the bank was an FBI Field Office, and incidentally Five FBI agents were in line, while waiting to cash their checks and on their lunch break hour.
19) Crime of Opportunity
The 22 year-old from Auburn, Washington, Johnathon D. Barnes made mistakes when he allegedly trying to steal a TV from a parked Quality Rentals delivery truck left unattended, and saw an opportunity in front of him and will not pass it up. Barnes then load the 50″ TV in a shopping cart and start pushing it down the road. Unfortunately, someone saw Barnes do it and the concern citizen called 911. Just a few blocks from the store a cop at the police station, looks outside the window and also saw Barnes, dressed in camouflage entirely, pushing a grocery cart with a TV in it. Barnes was interrogated and was asked what he was doing, first, he said that he had purchased the TV from a friend, and then turned and ran away. The police officer ran after Barnes and caught him and arrested him. Barnes story changed after he was arrested and said, that he was moving the television for Jim, his friend, but do not know Jim’s last name, and exact address, phone number how to contact JIm or find his house. Barnes’ stupidity led him behind bars into the King County Jail.
Wanted: Man Pushing Cart with Flat TV and others from Gallipolis Wlamart
The Gallipolis Police Department officials in Gallipolis, Ohio, are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man allegedly stolen over $500 in merchandise from the Gallipolis Walmart by pushing a shopping cart loaded with unpaid items out of the store. The strange theft reportedly occurred between 12:15-12:20 p.m. on December 9, 2012, Sunday, when an unknown male entered the store located at 2145 Eastern Avenue and selected a 42-inch flat screen television worth $448 and a vacuum cleaner’s price is $129, load them into a shopping cart. According to a loss prevention officer with the store, after selecting the items, the strange male criminal, who was caught on surveillance video, went directly to the front entrance doors and pushed the cart out of the store without paying for any of the property. After the thief exited the store,and reportedly left the area in a tan colored Pontiac Aztek.
20) Use My Alias
A man who had three outstanding warrants for his arrest in Great Falls, Montana. This man was actually halted by the police for a traffic violation, and gave them a false name. Then the police made a background check and discovered that he have also another warrant out for the man’s with the false name, and arrested this driver with false name. While doing search in his car,the arresting police officers, discovered a half gram of methamphetamine in his pocket and charged him with criminal possession of a dangerous drug. Then he gave his real name, and charged him with issuing a false report to law enforcement.
Don’t Be Nervous
Two robbers who was planning to rob a store was feeling nervous, and entered a record store. Stupid robber number one shouted, “Nobody move!” But because of too much tense and nervous, stupid robber number two moved, that made robber number one startled and shot his partner.
Jump the Fence
A pair of teenage criminals from California back in 1989, were caught in act of a crime, while trying to break into a parked car. While being chased by the arresting police officers, the duo decided to climb over a fence to escape from the arresting officers, but only the fence they climbed was that of the San Quentin prison fence.