TODAY’S GENIUS AWARD GOES TO . . . . . . .
Lazaro Hernandez, 24, who tried to get out of his drunk driving offense by bribing the arresting officer with… beer.
Hernandez got pulled over in Marietta, Georgia for drunk driving.
He apparently tried to get out of the offense by bribing the cop with $400 and some beer.
He was arrested and charged with a DUI, bribery, having an open container, and reckless driving.
AND THEN THERE’S …..
A 39-year-old Canadian woman, who is facing criminal charges after police say she impersonated her 73-year-old mother in an attempt to take the driving test for her.
The instructor became suspicious after the woman who was scheduled to take her driving test appeared to be much younger, and was wearing a wig, glasses, and clothes to maker her look older.
He called police while he and the woman did the road test.
When they returned, police interviewed the woman, who turned out to be the elderly woman’s 39-year-old daughter.
The woman was arrested and charged with one count of impersonating an adult.
OR HOW ABOUT …..
Matthew Lucas, 41, and Lee Walls, 46, two active police officers in Britain, who were charged with using a police helicopter to spy on naked couples.
The two officers, along with retired police officer, Adrian Pogmore, and pilot, Matthew Loosemore, were all arrested following a department investigation into reports of a police helicopter being used for voyeurism.
Pogmore has been charged with misconduct “namely to observe and record a naked person without her knowledge and consent.”
He was also charged with “misusing police resources for purposes that were not connected to your employment, namely to observe and record persons performing sexual acts.”
Lucas and Walls are currently suspended from duty.
OKAY, ONE MORE …..
Michael Stout, a smoothie vendor, who accidentally shot himself while on the University of Missouri campus.
Stout was demonstrating how to make a vegan smoothie when he apparently started showing his friend his gun.
It accidentally went off, hitting Stout in his left leg.
He was treated and released.