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A Seal Helped Police Pull Off a $1 Billion Drug Bust

A gang of international drug smugglers was thwarted when a disgruntled elephant seal cornered them on the beach, forcing their arrest.
Gavin Butler
2 days ago
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Two Men in Indonesia Were Arrested for Stealing Parts of a Bridge to Buy Drugs

They allegedly stole dozens of metal plates.
Meera Navlakha
2 days ago
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Someone Used the Domino's Pizza App to SWAT a California Home

Victims of these acts have been seriously injured and even killed by police officers who have responded to the phony emergency calls.
Jelisa Castrodale
2 days ago
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Former Bakery Worker Allegedly Stole $90,000 Worth of Wildly Expensive Cakes

Lady M didn't notice that it was missing more than 1,000 cakes until someone revealed that they were being sold on the black market.
Jelisa Castrodale
4 days ago
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Shady Wine Consultant Allegedly Scammed Wealthy Investors out of Millions

Omar Khan met his victims—or his "marks," as the lawsuit calls them—at his International Business & Wine Society events.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.10.19
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Man Faces Assault Charge After Allegedly Throwing Cupcake at Driver in Road Rage Incident

Trevor Pearson, 31, allegedly responded to a middle finger by winging a cupcake out his car window and smacking another driver right in the face.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.5.19
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Cops Arrest Indian Teenager for ‘Kidnapping’ Her Lesbian Partner After Charges Are Laid by Father

The minor "victim" said that the two had known each other for almost two years, and considers the accused as her “husband”.
Pallavi Pundir
9.4.19
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A Melbourne Ice Addict Dressed Up as a Cop and 'Raided' Another Drug User's House

He beat two men so badly with a hammer that legitimate police officers later thought they were dead.
Gavin Butler
9.4.19
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Guy Holds Up Popeyes at Gunpoint for Sold-Out Chicken Sandwich

A group of three men and two women tried to force their way into a Popeyes restaurant in Houston, demanding the highly coveted sandwich.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.4.19
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Bangladesh Bans Phone Access for 1 Million Rohingya Refugees Just in Case They Sell Drugs

The authorities say the refugees have been “abusing” phone services to traffic meth. But many say the move will simply just isolate the already persecuted Rohingya community.
Pallavi Pundir
9.3.19
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2 Indonesian Thieves Say They Evaded Arrest for 9 Years by ‘Consulting a Mystical Almanac’

After avoiding police for nine years, two Indonesian thieves finally got what was coming to them.
Ikhwan Hastanto
8.30.19
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This Guy Invented a ‘Missing Twin’ to Allegedly Escape his Multi-Million Dollar Debt

The man told police his twin brother went missing while swimming at a quiet beach, triggering a three-day search and rescue. They later found out there was no brother.
Gavin Butler
8.23.19
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