TODAY'S GENIUS AWARD GOES TO . . . . . . .
Christina Lyn Brick, 34, and Jason Michael Lain, 31, who learned some important lessons to keep in mind for their next felony. First pick a victim that won't recognize your voice. Second, don't call out your partner-in-crime's name in-front of the victim and finally, don't leave your babies alone in a motel room during robbery. The pair tried to rob an 80 year-old man, who recognized their voices as employees who had done odd jobs around his house.
AND THEN THERE'S ....
Vishnu P. Singh, who almost caused a mistrial in a death-penalty murder case because he went online to learn more before he was chosen for the jury. Singh was caught researching a highly publicized murder case during jury selection and told other jurors what he'd done. One of them reported him to the bailiff. The judge told Singh he would receive a summons for jury duty one week per month for the next three months. Attend or else face five days behind bars.
OKAY, HOW 'BOUT ....
Daniel David Pawa, 23, who didn't see what was wrong with selling 40 gallons of moonshine on Craigslist. That was until undercover ATF agents showed up as buyers. Agents arrested Pawa and accused him of operating a still from a house in suburban Lantana, Florida.
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