Highland Beach Police said an officer pulled the red Mitsubishi over for speeding and searched the area when he saw there was no one inside. Police then saw the vehicle take off speeding so was pulled over a second time. They said the vehicle again appeared to be empty. However, after about 30 minutes, an officer spotted Maximilian Andrew Schroeder hiding in the trunk. Schroeder was charged with fleeing and marijuana and drug paraphernalia possession.
A Georgia woman who desperately needs a refresher course in the Ten Commandments was arrested after stealing a Bible from a Barnes and Noble! Ashley Fleming walked into the store and tried to stash the Good Book in her bag. A security guard took note of the transgression and turned the woman over to the cops, who charged her with misdemeanor shoplifting. A local pastor said she could have avoided doing penance if she simply came by to ask for a copy
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said a man came to the weekend gun buyback event with a homemade pipe bomb and told officers he had originally planned to use the explosive to blow up the Hollywood sign! The man “told the officers in the line that he had spoken to God that day, and God no longer wanted him to use that bomb to blow up the Hollywood sign, now he wanted him to turn it in,” Beck said. “This is not a pipe bomb buyback, this is a gun buyback,” he said. “Pipe bombs are illegal to possess, illegal to manufacture.” The man, whose name was not released, was arrested.