OMG PD: The Odd and Odder From Police Reports
On one hand, you've got iPads and text messages. On the other hand, good old screwdrivers. The common theme is the strangeness found in the police files and court complaints.
If you think nothing interesting ever happens in the burbs, think again. Patch is highlighting some of the more unusual crime news from throughout southeastern Wisconsin in our feature, "OMG PD."
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Two thieves caught by Wauwatosa police believed that the screwdrivers, wallet, cell phone, clothing, the other screwdrivers, marijuana, black gloves and ski mask didn’t get them in trouble. It was the iPad.
Of course it was Naked Juice
Sometimes, figuring out the relationship between odd items people steal from grocery or convenience stores is a puzzler. Other times, it takes just a second.
u r so busted
Greenfield police were prepared to arrest a 19-year-old Milwaukee man for marijuana possession. Then he received a text message.
He must’ve held back a screwdriver
Possession is nine-tenths of the law. Here’s the other 10 percent.
Nope, can’t do it
The first five or six one-liners I thought of in relation to this item probably wouldn’t pass the censors. So just read it and come up with your own.
The above items are from reports from local police departments. In all incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is merely an accusation and not evidence of guilt. The arrested person is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.