People really do steal the darndest things.
The “Wheelchair Bandit” robbing NYC tourists last week has been rolled into custody. 25-year-old Matias Moreno-Boza of New Jersey was charged with four counts of larceny over the weekend. He appeared in court in his wheelchair on Saturday.
Somboon Wu was working at his family’s Nashville, Tennessee, store, the Interasian Market and Deli, when an unidentified man walked in a handed him an envelope containing $400 and a note.
Actors, musicians and celebrities deprived of their personal property.
The following video demonstrates how luck and timing can wreak havoc with the goals of those eager to rob. The title does not exaggerate either, 15 seconds from entering the convenience store to being hustled off to a police cruiser.
We’ve all heard of crimes of fashion, well the arrest of Brooklyn man Joel Donaldson, 21, may be the first time that a poor fashion choice prevented a crime.
In this trending surveillance cam footage of a failed robbery attempt in Brazil, an armed robber is most decidedly shown the door, or should we say the window, by his intended victim.
A 1961 a robbery in Florida resulted in the arrest of small-time criminal Clarence Gideon. Too poor to afford a lawyer he represented himself. Gideon received the maximum sentence on August 27, giving him time to study the law, and file the criminal case that led to an accused person’s right to legal representation.
A man intending to rob a gas station convenience store in Germany got the shock of his life when the intended victim not only defended himself, but fought back — hard. The upset and overwhelmed thief was very soon in desperate need of a hug. He then sits down and cries.
Everyone was shocked, but it seems that when thieves discovered that they had robbed a nonprofit organization that helps the victims of sexual assault, they thought better of it, secretly returned their loot and apologized.