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 […]