Tags archives: stick


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 […]


Monday 10/8

Akron, Ohio, officials said City Hall was evacuated briefly Wednesday when an aluminum rod bearing the word “Kaboom” discovered on the third floor of the building.  However, the item was soon discovered to an expandable shower rod used as a walking stick by Natural Hunka Kaboom, 65, a regular attendee at City Council meetings. Pinellas […]


Friday 10/05

Pennsylvania cops say 51-year-old Laura Pastor demanded money from a store register and whipped out a gun…er…her finger under her shirt. She pointed it at the clerk and said, “This is a stick up. Give me all the money.” The clerk, unsure whether or not the finger was loaded, handed over $148 in cash.  Pastor also […]