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 […]