posted Aug 27 2014 5:27PM
57-year-old Martha Dreher is a babysitter in Austin, Texas. She's been watching two girls, and apparently they were, quote, "very disrespectful." So . . . when the family was out earlier this month, she broke into the house and SET IT ON FIRE. A security camera caught her breaking into the house . . . then leaving about 20 minutes later. One of the family members eventually got home and saw the smoke. No one was hurt in the fire but there was a lot of damage. Now Martha's been arrested for arson, but she's pleaded not guilty and says she didn't start the fire.
posted Aug 25 2014 5:26PM
A 32-year-old guy in Manchester, England was out partying on Friday while his girlfriend was home, and she kept asking him when he was going to get back. He wanted to stay out . . . but apparently he couldn't just tell his girlfriend that. So he came up with a genius plan . . . he told his girlfriend he'd been KIDNAPPED. Just so he could stay out later partying. And his girlfriend handled this the way most of us would . . . she frantically called the cops. They immediately launched an all-out manhunt for him . . . which included tracing his phone call, searching some houses, and even arresting a suspect. The manhunt ended around 1:30 A.M. when they found him hanging out at a house party. The cops decided not to arrest the guy . . . because they said that would just mean wasting more resources on him. They gave him a fine for wasting police time instead.
posted Aug 1 2014 11:10PM
A 58-year-old dentist was arrested for stealing more than $16,000 worth of dental equipment and gold last year from a VA hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. And his name is Randall Toothaker. We're thinking the gold he stole must've come from patients' gold fillings. Anyway, a lab technician saw him stealing the stuff last July and reported him. He was arrested last month after an investigation . . . and he pleaded not guilty on Wednesday. He says he has no idea how all the stuff wound up in his bag.