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Monday, February 4th, 2013

Feb 04, 2013 -- 9:43am

 

TODAY'S GENIUS AWARD GOES TO . . . . . . .

    19-year-old Matthew Dollarhide, who was surprised when a county sheriff's deputy pulled him over and asked why they were talking about selling drugs. The teen had accidentally butt dialed 911 and dispatchers listened in. From the conversation, dispatchers learned that they were driving a tow truck and were talking about drug use. The dispatcher traced the location of the tow truck and caught up with Dollarhide and his passenger, where they found a crack pipe and other paraphernalia.

AND THEN THERE'S .....

    Devin Peterson, a 22-year-old felon, who learned if you're going to head out on a carjacking spree, you might want to leave the half million dollars worth of pot back home. Authorities recovered more than 100 pounds of marijuana with a street value of nearly $500,000 from the SUV that was carrying four suspected drug traffickers from Florida. Peterson fled a traffic stop in Nevada, stole a state trooper's cruiser and ultimately shot himself to death. The other three suspects, all from Jacksonville, Florida are being held on a series of drug charges.

OR HOW 'BOUT .....

    Katina Collins, who didn't see any harm in kicking random men on the street in the groin. Police responded to reports of a female in the street kicking people in genitals and running around. When an officer caught up with Collins, she punched him in the face, knocking off his sunglasses. Officers were able to restrain Collins and she was taken into custody on assault charges. No mention of drugs or alcohol being involved.

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