From the flasher in a bookstore for the blind, to the inebriated robber who can’t find the way out of the home he is robbing, to the guy who tried to cash a forged check for $1,000,000, these cases prove inconclusively that you just can’t fix stupid.
Justin Everette Rowe of Trinity, Texas, showed a healthy, but stupid defiance towards police, and got himself arrested four months after Jonathan Thompson revealed his weirdly defiant tattoo, intended to show up the same police department.
The party was reportedly in full swing when a young Australian man decided to show his friends a really funny trick using some fireworks and his butt. Needless to say, it backfired.
In the latest installment of Criminals Trapped by Technology, no wait, I don’t think blinds are really considered high-end technology these days, let’s say Dumb Criminals, a would-be burglar was apprehended by a set of window blinds.
Zoey Ripple, 21, of Boulder, Colo., drunkenly made her way into what she claims she thought was a friend’s house on May 23, 2012. Ripple claims to have said “hello” on entering the darkened bedroom. She also said she felt “confused.” That’s when homeowner Timothy Justice shot her in the side.