Freak News for Thurs 12/8

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Kiss me or I’ll shoot! – A passing motorist saw William Robinson open fire at the some mistletoe which stood on a fence line between his property and the mall. He managed to nail the thing with a single shot.  Robinson insisted his motives were purely innocent, saying, “Every year I go somewhere to get some mistletoe to decorate the house. I get some for my friends that can’t get mistletoe. The best way to get it is with a shotgun.” But cops were not impressed, charging him with reckless conduct and discharging a firearm. 

That’s why they call it a crack pipe –South Carolinapolice probably wanted to wash their hands with scalding water and lots of soap after a woman surrendered two crack pipes hidden in deep, dark places. Spartanburg County Sheriff’s deputies pulled over a car because the driver didn’t come to a stop. The rider, Ella Jo Price, initially told police she wasn’t carrying any contraband. But deputies continued to question her because she appeared nervous.  Eventually, Price allegedly confessed and removed a crack pipe stuffed into her groin and another stashed in her rear! She was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

I’ll rob you and then I’ll shoot myself – Anthony Miranda allegedly approaching a 33-year-old man sitting in a car and asking for a light before pulling a gun and demanding his valuables.  The alleged victim complied and the gunman ordered him out of the car. That’s when the driver turned into Jackie Chan and grabbed for the gun causing Miranda to shoot himself in the ankle! The alleged victim, who held his assailant until police arrived, told officers he is a mixed-martial arts competitor.  Miranda, who was on parole for a burglary conviction, was jailed in lieu of $350,000 bail, the Tribune said.

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