Freak News for Tuesday 11/8

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Good dog/bad owner – Cops in Utah say a crook’s victim confronted him because he saw him carrying items that had been swiped from his car — but the alleged thief pulled a gun stopping the victem in his tracks.  When cops were called in, the bad guy fled, but left his accomplice behind.  His dog which was wearing tags informing the officers of his address.

Edible evidence – Rashawn Mallory and Ernest Barnett jumped out of an SUV and accosted a boy as he was walking home from a deli.  They searched him and decided the only thing of value was his submarine sandwich, so they snatched it and drove off — not noticing that he had a cell phone, which he used to call cops.  When police caught up with the two men, they found the sandwich, still wrapped, on the front seat of the vehicle and charged them with robbery and assault.

Halloween costume is man’s destiny – Police were summoned to investigate a possible abandoned vehicle in front of an apartment late Halloween night. Upon seeing police arrive, Anthony James “Jinx” Law, began running, causing officers to give chase. They scuffled with him and used a stun gun and pepper spray in their efforts to subdue him. His friend, Gregory Moon, who happened to be wearing a black-and-white Halloween jail costume allegedly began yelling obscenities at the arresting officers.  After police arrested Moon, they determined the vehicle they initially came to investigate belonged to Moon. They also discovered a pistol on the front passenger seat, which had been stolen.  The two men, who have a history of gang tie and violent crime, were remanded to theWashingtonCountyjail on $250,000 bond and given regulation jail jumpsuits.

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