One splash or two?


A Vir­ginia jury has ordered a 53-year-old man to pay $5,001 to his for­mer coworker after he admit­ted to yellow coffeeputting some­thing in his cof­fee — and it wasn’t cream and sugar. A jury in Culpeper County
Cir­cuit Court ordered James Car­roll But­ler to pay Michael Utz for spik­ing his cof­fee pot with pee in March 2009 while they were both work­ing at the town’s waste­water plant.  The plant mechanic had been seek­ing $378,000 in com­pen­satory dam­ages and $350,000 in puni­tive damages.

Florida woman San­dra Suarez propo­si­tioned a McDonald’s worker in the park­ing lot. When he declined the offer, she stormed into the joint wear­ing noth­ing but a G-string and went on a ram­page, knock­ing over a cab­i­net filled with uten­sils, then strad­dling the soft-serve machine, spew­ing its con­tents directly into her mouth.  Suarez says she does not remem­ber most of the inci­dent and blamed it on bipo­lar disorder.

Maine man Dou­glas Glid­den was stopped by an offi­cer who rec­og­nized him from an ear­lier traf­fic vio­la­tion – one that resulted in him hav­ing his license sus­pended.  Since the deputy knew Glid­den wasn’t allowed on the road, turned up a bag of weed – which Glid­den denied knowl­edge of, claim­ing he’d just stolen the car with­out real­iz­ing what was in it.  Glid­den was booked on charges of auto theft and oper­at­ing a vehi­cle under the influ­ence of mar­i­juana, which turned out to be his after all.  He must have forgot…

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