TODAY’S GENIUS AWARD GOES TO . . . . . . .
Danny Acosta, 30, who asked permission before he robbed a home in Texas.
Acosta wanted to rob a house and saw some contractors working next door.
So he asked one of them and said, “Can I rob the house?” The contractor told him it wasn’t his house and apparently, Acosta took that as a “yes.”
The contractor took a photo of his car and sent it to the police and they arrested Acosta for aggravated robbery.
AND THEN THERE’S …..
Lisa McElroy, a law professor at Drexel University in Philadelphia, who accidentally sent a link to a porn site to her students.
McElroy was trying to send a link to an article about legal briefs but instead sent them a link involving a woman with anal beads.
Professor McElroy was placed on leave pending an investigation, required by Section 9 of Drexel’s Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Policy.
Students are now referring to the scandal as “Beadgate.”
OR HOW ABOUT …..
An unidentified Houston robber, who was found by police pretending to be asleep under a tree near the store he robbed.
Police Lt. Larry Crowson said investigators arrived on the scene and did not have a difficult time locating the man seen in the security footage.
The man was found, pretending to be asleep, under a banana tree right by the store he robbed.
The suspect had a backpack that had the laptops he had just stolen inside it.
OKAY, ONE MORE …..
Dominic Burnett, 26, a British burglar who wound up with a broken jaw after breaking into the home of a kick boxer who was home at the time.
Police say that Cristian Gavira, a skilled kickboxer, woke and confronted Burnett, who was brandishing a fork.
Gavira went into action and subdued Burnett and in the process broke the burglar’s jaw.
Burnett, who as a long list of criminal offenses, was sentenced to seven years in jail by a Cardiff Crown Court judge.