I’m a crime writer so I guess it fits the trope that I have a crime blog. Though I like the whole dark and scary true crime thing I can’t stand the idea of yet another one of those showing up on the internet so the TDW? is something a little different. I have a strange exercise I do where I like to practice my writing by creating a scene based on something I find in the news. Though the usual crime beat covers the dark stuff because…if it bleeds it leads right? I find that more often than not I’m drawn to the most ridiculous crime stories I can find. I like to write about capers committed by the dumbest, or maybe the most ingenious criminals you’ve never heard of. It entertains me. If if entertains you, great. If not, I’m sure there’s somebody sitting in their mom’s basement typing away about some serial killer you’ve read about a hundred times before too.
Anyway, here we go.
That’s right, a trio of geniuses in Limerick, Ireland knocked off an armored truck and all they had t show for it was a bag of birdseed. This story brings to mind one immediate question: Who do you think got their ass kicked for this? According to the article, there were a minimum of three … Continue reading “The Great Irish Birdseed Caper”
FROM KTUL: News 8, Tulsa TPD: Woman linked to crime by Cheeto residue on her teeth | KTUL “TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Tulsa police said a woman is in jail after Cheeto residue on her teeth linked her to an attempted home burglary. Police said on Feb. 26 patrol officers were dispatched to reports of a … Continue reading “Oooh Cheetos!”
https://www.nola.com/crime/2018/10/man-convicted-in-fatal-attempted-robbery-of-loomis-guard-said-crime-was-co-defendants-idea.html New Orleans, LA If you do ever happen to find yourself charged with a crime there are a variety of ways to try and get out of it. A good lawyer is probably the best, maybe a close second to keeping your freaking mouth shut. Blaming somebody else is also a good choice depending … Continue reading ““It Wasn’t My Idea,””
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