This video's dangerous, because it convinces people the best way to avoid arrest is to act like a moron. Cop trying to give you a ticket? Lock your door, drive off, and then crash into him. Seriously, it worked.
Rather than endure a few more minutes in custody, this genius criminal jumped out of the back of a police car moving at 30 mph, only to injure himself and get arrested again. "Freedoooo...oh it hurts it hurts it hurts."
A Dallas TV news crew at the scene of an ATM robbery noticed a man hanging around who matched the description of a suspect. Their suspicions grew when the man robbed a driver in front of the camera.
You rent a moving van, then decide to take a dubious shortcut involving forbidding Montana dirt roads. Things don't go so well after that, and the van ends up stuck in a ditch. No, wait— you were hijacked!
Three teens in the Maryland suburbs of Washington were trapped by a police officer after carjacking a Ford Escape. So the driver decided to try running over the officer's Crown Victoria in reverse. Physics sides with justice on this one.
If you're stopped by Boston police at 3:30 AM while pushing home an electric scooter that you've just stolen, here's a helpful tip. Don't tell them you're just pushing it to AutoZone to charge it. They will not believe you.
After getting ripped off in the past, a Ballard, Washington, resident installed a motion-activated camera on the front porch… and caught a woman stealing packages. The getaway car's reflection can be seen in a window. Mazda 323? Toyota Tercel?
18-year-old James Miller, of Cincinnati was pulled over on suspicion of drunk driving. Convenient for the officer as Miller had brought his own breathalyzer in the form of his Halloween costume. "Blow here" indeed. Oh, the irony. [NBC4]
Bailing on a moving stolen vehicle in the middle of a car chase makes you a bad criminal. Bailing on a moving stolen vehicle with your girlfriend still inside makes you an awful boyfriend. Defending the driver? You're Dylan Ratigan.
So you've knocked back numerous Goldschlägers (drink of choice for severed-finger-in-Wendy's-chili associates) at the local watering hole and it's time to pilot the ol' minivan back to the pad. Suddenly, red-and-blue lights in the rearview!
What kind of car would a couple of no-nonsense plainclothes Los Angeles cops drive in 1967? Forget those big lumbering full-size sedans! Joe Friday and Bill Gannon insisted on a snappy-looking '67 Fairlane.
It goes without saying that we thoroughly approve of a late-80s Sedan DeVille with the full-on pimp treatment. However, when John Law suspends your license, you don't try to drive said car from the courthouse.
A man in Adelaide was ticketed and his car impounded after he performed repeated burnouts in the parking lot of a police academy during their graduation ceremony. Dumb.
On December 14th, Sean L. Hawkins Jr. walked out of Prince George's County Jail in Maryland on his own recognizance. He immediately carjacked a Toyota 4Runner because he "needed a ride home from jail."
Vernon Jones had managed to elude a warrant for attempted murder for 15 years until his delivery route brought him back through Maryland. You can guess what happened next.
An ambulance crew in Nevada found a new way to save lives by pulling over a woman apparently too drunk to realize EMTs don't have arresting powers or notice the gas nozzle sticking out of the tank on her Subaru wagon.