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Police Report

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd

By News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd

Published July 5, 2016

Police Report

The Tap Inn bar in Billings, Montana, released April 11 surveillance video of the armed robbery staged by two men and a woman (still on the lam), showing two liplocked customers at the bar, lost in affectionate embrace during the entire crime, seemingly oblivious of danger. The robbers, perhaps impressed by the couple's passion, ignored them -- even while emptying the cash register just a few feet away. [Associated Press via Washington Post, 4-14-2016]

Andru Jolstad, 26, was arrested on April 16 and charged with using a pry bar to break into the cash boxes of four machines at Zap's Arcade in Mesa, Arizona. Following citizen tips, a cop arrived to find Jolstad on his knees alongside one machine with his arm still inside. His total take from the spree was $18, and he'll likely be sent back to prison from an earlier charge. [KNXV-TV (Phoenix), 4-21-2016]