Tags archives: massachusetts


Thursday 11/29

A Cleveland-area woman called cops to report that she’d captured a criminal…in a box. The woman insisted that she’d had the intruder sealed up securely but he managed to escape. A further search revealed no sign of forced entry, but did turn up a bottle of liquor on the kitchen table, which she admitted she’d […]


Wednesday 11/14

A Massachusetts man, a Brazilian immigrant who asked for his name not to be printed, said he visits the Wellesley dump about twice a week to search for magazines to turn into art, and during a visit last month he found a book with $20,000 to $30,000 pressed between its pages! The man said he […]


Friday 10/19

When police in England responded to reports of a man walking around with a sword, they stumbled upon Colin Farmer, 61, who is blind … and was carrying his white stick. Police, mistaking the stick for a samurai sword, set upon Farmer and eventually Tased him, the man says. “I didn’t even know the police […]


Friday 6/29

Police in Massachusetts said an alleged burglar was foiled when his head became stuck under a garage door for several hours. Brockton, MApolice said an employee at the local Rent-A-Center showed up for work around 9 a.m. and discovered Manuel Hernandez, 54, with his head stuck between the garage door and the ground! Investigators said […]