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How to find a stolen Van Gogh

As I posted last week, thieves smashed a glass door at the Singer Laren museum near Amsterdam and stole Vincent van Gogh's oil painting “The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring 1884." The museum has been closed due to COVID-19.

“I am shocked and unbelievably ****** off,” said Singer Laren’s director, Jan Rudolph de ...

Ice cream licker jailed

A man will go to jail for the crime of videoing himself licking ice cream and then returning the beslobbered dessert to the freezer, despite checking it out afterwards. The social media stunt earned D’Adrien Anderson, 24, much attention online, but now it's earned him 30 days in jail. He'll also have to pay ...

Los Angeles police capture suspect driving stolen SUV hearse with body inside

Last night, someone stole a Lincoln Navigator hearse with a body inside. The police search just ended this morning with a high-speed pursuit on the 110 freeway that ended in the Lincoln Navigator crashing. They apprehended the suspect and the body was still inside the vehicle.

According to CBS Local, the SUV "was ...

Yet again, police arrest gentleman with “Crime Pays” tattoo on his forehead

Yet again, Donald Murray, 38, was arrested following a police chase. Apparently he escaped the cops but they nabbed him later. I wonder how they managed to identify him. From Fox4:

According to the Terre Haute Police Department, Donald Murray was charged with resisting law enforcement, reckless driving, possession of methamphetamine, maintaining a common ...

Michael Avenatti convicted of trying to extort Nike

Michael Avenatti, the pugnacious lawyer who rose to fame representing **** star and Trump mistress Stormy Daniels, is now a convicted criminal. A jury found him guilty today of trying to extort millions of dollars from fashion brand Nike by threatening to publicly accuse them of making illegal payments to amateur athletes. He'll be ...

Impressive video of truck picked clean by thieves

NBC5 Dallas/Fort Worth reporter Katy Blakey posted impressive video from a road in Southlake, Texas where thieves picked a Chevrolet Silverado clean, leaving not much more than the shell of the cab behind. There's been a rash of Silverado thefts in the area, possibly because the OnStar tracking systems are easily disabled, according to ...

Florida man wearing “hover shoes” brazenly rolls out of Walmart with cart of stolen goods

In Winter Haven, Florida, this gentleman rolled right into a Walmart, loaded up his cart with a TV, flowers, and other goods, and glided right out the door without paying.

"Back to the Future’s McFly he’s not! But his Hover Shoes, Voyagers, Moto Kicks, Space Shoes or whatever you want to call them makes him our ...

Daring thieves rob truck by leaping into it at highway speeds

This remarkable security video is from inside a box truck traveling at 50MPH. The thieves tailgate it so closely that one of them can stand on the hood, break open the truck doors, climb inside, steal the best stuff in there, then leap back into the pursuing vehicle.

From PostNord Sverige, the Swedish state postal service:

Theft ...

Man robs bank and tosses cash into the air shouting “Merry Christmas”

On Tuesday, Colorado Springs police arrested David Wayne Oliver, 65, at a Starbucks for allegedly robbing a nearby bank. After departing the bank with the loot, Oliver apparently started tossing the cash into the air while yelling "Merry Christmas." From Reuters:

(Witness Dion) Pascale said bystanders retrieved some of the money and returned it to ...

Thief robs caricature artist but leaves his portrait behind

Earlier this month at the Festival of Lights event in Riverside, California, a gentleman requested that a caricature artist paint his portrait. Once the drawing was finished, the subject snatched the artist's bag of earnings containing around $500. He left his portrait behind. From KTLA:

“Do you recognize this caricature? And no, we are not ...