This man would soon learn the power of paying attention. Arizona man Ashton Powers calmly walked up to a police cruiser in the wee hours of the morning and pulled out a knife and cut into one if the cruisers tires. The officer inside said that he heard the hissing of air escaping and saw this guy calmly walking away. A police spokesman says, “I don’t know what this guy was thinking. It’s a fully marked police car, the car was running, the officer was inside!” Powers has been charged with one count of criminal damage.
Imran Cheema was an employee of Chase bank and told district judge Michael Watson that he stole some cash to impress his girlfriend before quitting his teller job last summer. Cheema was caught a week later when the cash dispenser, which tellers use to refill their drawers, was short $10,000. $10,000???? Yeah, that’s going to go unnoticed! Cheema pleaded guilty to one count of embezzling and in addition to a night in prison, he was ordered to repay the money, which he has done. He could have been sentenced to 30 years in prison and ordered to pay a $1 million fine.
Roger Mirro, was searching for a misplaced phone at his apartment in a Chicago suburb when he told his neighbor he thought it may have dropped down the garbage chute and asked for a key to the garbage room. When Mirro’s wife reported him missing after she got home four hours later police retraced the man’s steps to find a ladder leaning beside the trash compactor and his mangled body inside, police say. The medical examiner’s office has also ruled the death an accident.