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Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Apr 09, 2014 -- 4:38am

TODAY'S GENIUS AWARD GOES TO . . . . . . .
    37-year-old Evelyn Hamilton, who was arrested for calling police to complain that her drug dealer wouldn't offer a refund.
    Hamilton told an operator she spent $40 and got just "seeds and residue" from her dealer.
    Cops responded and asked if she still had the drugs on her.
    Hamilton pulled the small amount of marijuana from her bra.
    She was arrested on a charge of possession and drug paraphernalia.


AND THEN THERE'S .....
    A Florida man who accidentally started a fire while burning bugs in his apartment.
    The man was rescued from his burning apartment and taken to a local medical center to be treated for smoke inhalation.
    Luckily no other apartments in the building appeared damaged.
    An officer who checked the apartment afterward said there was trash and empty beer cans covering the majority of the floor.


OR HOW 'BOUT .....
    Workers at a Siberian cheese factory, who posted a Facebook photo of them bathing in milk that caused the factory to be closed.
     Artem Romanov, 27, said it was an impromptu act to celebrate the birthday of one the men. 
     Lawyers for the factory claimed the white liquid was not milk but a watery by-product, but the Siberian consumer protection agency said their investigators had determined it was in fact raw milk used for cheese production.


OKAY, ONE MORE .....
    Daniel Kochanski, 43, a Manhattan court stenographer, who went rogue during a criminal trial and repeatedly typed, “I hate my job, I hate my job” instead of the trial dialogue.
    Kochanski, who has since been fired, wreaked havoc on 30 Manhattan court cases and officials are scrambling to repair the damage.
    His “gibberish” may have jeopardized hard-won convictions by giving criminals the chance to claim crucial evidence is missing.

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