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Friday, April 11th, 2014

Apr 11, 2014 -- 4:23am

TODAY'S GENIUS AWARD GOES TO . . . . . . .
    24-year-old Casey Wentworth, an Arizona man who was arrested for calling Apple Tech support and giving them the serial number of the stolen computer he was using.
    When the real owner got an email from Apple thanking him for calling customer service he alerted authorities, who then tracked the call and the computer back to Wentworth.
    He was arrested a day later.


AND THEN THERE'S .....
    Douglas Glidden, 25, who was arrested after telling Maine police that the marijuana in his car didn't belong to him because he had just stolen the car.
    Police pulled him over for speeding, only to find the marijuana.
    As they were arresting him for the marijuana he unwittingly implicated himself in auto theft charges with his excuse for the weed.


OR HOW 'BOUT .....
    Amani Ibrahim, an Illinois woman who tried to pin her shoplifting spree on her 12-year-old daughter.
    Ibrahim was spotted stuffing eyeliner and other products into a shopping bag.
    When she was stopped by store security she told them the shoplifting spree was her daughter’s idea.
    Ibrahim's three children were driven to the Orland Park Police Department, and she was charged with a felony after police discovered that she had six previous theft convictions.


OKAY, ONE MORE .....
    Daniel Clegg, 34, who was arrested just one hour after being released from prison.
    According to a police report, an Arizona sheriff’s deputy pulled over a car Clegg was riding in and noticed the passenger “covered with marijuana flakes.”
    The deputy, who happened to be a K-9 officer, had his dog search the car and found more marijuana under the passenger seat, along with a cardboard box with a gun, ammo, and paperwork relating to the prison release of Daniel Clegg.

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