TODAY’S GENIUS AWARD GOES TO . . . . . . .
Michael Morlang, who called in a bomb threat to a hospital in Utah, because he was upset he couldn’t attend his child’s birth.
After anonymously calling the hospital, the threat led to an evacuation and lockdown.
A nurse told police afterwards that she spoke with Morlang, and that he was extremely upset that they were going forward with the birth while he was still in Idaho.
Morlang was indicted last Wednesday and faces up to 10 years if convicted.
AND THEN THERE’S …..
Kinga Tabares, a 27-year-old real estate agent, who was arrested for stealing a taxi in New York City after after she stopped to throw up.
Tabares got drunk and refused to pay her cab driver so he drove her to a Manhattan police station.
But when he went inside, she stole the cab.
Police caught up to her a few blocks away when she pulled over to vomit.
She didn’t get out or anything, she just rolled down the window to puke.
She’s facing charges for driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle while impaired, and grand larceny.
OR HOW ABOUT …..
Lorenzo Adan Ramirez, 28, a Florida man who told police that he exposed himself because there was a bug in his clothes.
Police responded to a report of a man who exposed himself to a pool restroom.
Deputies stopped Ramirez after finding him in the area because he matched a description of the perpetrator.
He admitted to exposing himself, but claimed he was doing landscaping in the area when a bug got into his clothing.
He said he was only was trying to get it out, not expose himself and he entered the restroom only by mistake.
Deputies on the scene received a second report that Ramirez had walked into the same restroom a few weeks ago to watch another woman taking a shower.
He was arrested on two counts of voyeurism.
OKAY, ONE MORE …..
An unidentified cellphone thief in California, who uploaded selfies to the victim’s cloud storage.
The victim, a female student at California’s El Cerrito High school, had her phone stolen while walking home from school.
Days later, she alerted police after photos of the suspected culprit appeared in her cloud storage.
Police are still looking for the selfie posting thief.