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Friday March 29, 2013

Mar 29, 2013 -- 8:30am

 

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

    Two would-be robbers, who learned it's probably best to commit your crimes when there isn't snow all over the ground. Footprints in the snow from the two lead police right to them. Employees at the convenience store said the two men stole money, stamps and lottery scratch-offs then fled into the snow. Police officers simply followed footprints in the snow from the store to nearby homes. Further inquiries led officers to a second address where four more people were arrested.

AND THEN THERE'S .....
    40-year-old Arcangelo Bianco Junior, who went hunting for deer in a Pennsylvania Walmart parking lot. Bianco is facing several charges, after wildlife officials say he fired several rounds from a handgun at a ten-point white-tailed deer while on store's property. Bianco was shopping at the store, and then saw the buck in the parking lot. The deer ran around a corner of the store, and Bianco hopped out of his truck, gun in hand, and began firing multiple rounds at the deer. Bianco faces a misdemeanor count of reckless endangerment, as well as several hunting violations, including hunting without a license, shooting on or across highways and unlawful killing or taking of big game.

OR HOW 'BOUT .....
    Mark Leonard, who might have forgotten the rule "all phone conversations while in jail are closely monitored." Jail investigators intercepted phone calls from Leonard attempting to orchestrate a murder for hire scheme against a witness in the case he was on trial for. Leonard, his half-brother, Bob and homeowner Moncy Shirley are already facing charges of murder and arson in a gas explosion that killed two people.

OKAY, ONE MORE .....
    Coeur d'Alene (Idaho) City Councilman Steve Adams, who says he called 911 after the city attorney called him a "moron." In the 911 tape Adams said he wanted to make a citizen's arrest against an attorney who was threatening him. Adams told the 911 operator the attorney got within a foot of his face and called him a "moron." Looking back on the incident, Adams says calling 911 might have been excessive.

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