A man impersonating a police officer, with red and blue flashing lights on his BMW, pulled over a real off-duty female police officer in Rochester Hills, Mich. The real cop identified herself, and asked for his ID which he said he would get from his car. Then he drove off and she followed, catching him in a trailer park switching license plates to another BMW he owned.
BUT I THINK OF HER AS VERY HUMAN, OFFICER: Commuters in Melbourne, Australia, anxious to use the multi-passenger traffic lanes during rush hour, have bought so many of a life-like sex doll named Donna — for $5,500 each — that they have completely sold out. Officials have warned against putting “Donna” in their front seats in order to use the high-speed lanes, saying that “passengers must be human.”
SO WE HAVE A PRETTY GOOD IDEA OF WHAT HE LOOKS LIKE: A man demanded cash with a threatening note at a bank in Philadelphia, but he forgot to pull his mask up over his face in full view of the security cameras.
OK, OK, WE’RE GOING: Four men decided to play a raucous game of Monopoly on the sidewalk in front of a house in Forest, Belgium, at 5 o’clock in the morning, when the homeowner came out and told them to leave. They refused. So his son came out of the house with a Samurai sword to back Dad up. Several injuries resulted.
THESE PHONES YOURS, SIR?: Police pulled over a man in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., and found two backpacks stuffed with cell phones that he had stolen from a music festival in San Bernardino. The cops soon started receiving calls from victims who tracked their phones to the Rancho Cucamonga PD.
QUITE AN ACCOMPLISHMENT: A drunk driver was arrested for Super Extreme DUI in Prescott, Ariz., after her Blood Alcohol Content readings were measured at .219 and .214. A BAC of .20 and above is classified in that state as Super Extreme DUI.
NO PLACE LIKE HOME: More than a dozen horses escaped their farm in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and went gallivanting through the streets and highways of rural St. Andrews. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police spent about a half hour looking for them, eventually finding the animals right back at their farm. “It appears the horses went for a run and then headed home,” the RCMP said.
JUST HAVING A LITTLE FUN: Two men have been setting off explosions at night for months in a quiet neighborhood of Pen Argyl, Pa., so violent that they shake people’s homes and wake children and pets. Police identified the two from Ring doorbell cameras surveillance cameras. One of them told arresting officers that he had been drinking at the time and regretted his actions.
YOU’VE GONE TOO FAR, SIR: Police went to the Delray Beach, Fla., home of a man who sent emails threatening to kill a woman at Florida Atlantic University, but he refused to open the door and said he did not want to answer any questions. Two days later, he sent more messages threatening murder. This time, the cops came back and arrested him.