October 15th, 2021


Big Crime

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd

By News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd

Published Feb. 3, 2015

Big Crime

(1) Four officers responded in Tayport, Scotland, in July to arrest Irene Clark, 65, who spent 48 hours in jail -- after committing the crime of swatting her husband with a magazine while arguing over TV programs (causing a paper cut).

(2) Christopher Saunders, 38, pleaded guilty in North Devon, England, in November to possession of 0.09 grams of marijuana (value: 14 cents).

(3) Keith Shannon, 44, was sentenced (two years' probation) in Letterkenny, Ireland, in November for twice being caught swiping "tester" packets of aftershave at a Boots store (value: 2 cents each). [The Scotsman (Edinburgh), 11-24-2014] [North Devon Journal, 11-16-2014] [Highland Radio (Letterkenny), 11-27-2014]

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