Some criminals are masterminds: they spend years and careers perfecting their craft, and they never get caught. These are the kinds of tales that Hollywood movies are made of.
Then there are just people who have a severe lapse in judgment and get in trouble with the law in a most inane fashion. These are the kinds of tales that PerpPlexity is made of.
It's not to say that these are bad people. Or even people we might not invite into our own home. But whatever compels them to take unscrupulous actions into landing on the wrong side of a police report is beyond us.
Articles in this feature
Feb 03, 2010
The World's First Tobaccaloupe
Some girls try to send in drug-laced fruit into prison. But not very well.
Jan 29, 2010
Cooking Up Stupidity
L.A. chef to stand trial in slaying of popular waitress dumped in forest
Jan 26, 2010
Grand Theft Auto Suspect Loves Grand Theft Auto
The alleged thief was found at home playing the video game.
Jan 25, 2010
Jersey Man Plays Godfather, But Not Well
Sending the governor a package with a fake horse head in it? Talk about an offer that's able to be refused.
Jan 22, 2010
Wal-Mart Patron Illegally Marinades Steaks
Robert Jenkins, you piss me off.
Jan 18, 2010
Watch For Exploding Ice Fishing Houses
A couple of Minnesota partygoers decided to see what happened with they blew a couple shanties up. The scientific results could include jail time
Jan 14, 2010
Ex-UN Weapons Inspector Masturbates During Sex Sting
Alternate headline: "Dateline: To Catch A Weapons Inspector"
Jan 08, 2010
Pennsylvania Doesn't Take Kindly To Chair Burning
A woman gets the cuffs for burning her own chair, stabbing a door, and making "terroristic threats." The triple whammy.
Jan 07, 2010
Delta Passenger Hates Jews, Getting Tased
The latest run-in with the law for Mansor Asad turns out to be the most shocking of all. (Groan.)
Jan 06, 2010
Serial Superglue Barber Finally Caught
Jared Walter, who might've put glue in at least four women's hair, might not get unstuck this time.
Jan 05, 2010
Minnesota Snowmobiler Caught Driving While Plowed
The great snowmobile chase was quite a danger to the other car on the road.
Jan 04, 2010
No McNuggets? No Mercy!
Melodi Dushane didn't get her McDonald's chicken, with the only natural answer being to punch the drive-thru lady in the face.