Wacky and Bungled Criminal Cases [Video]

Posted December 6, 2012 in Criminal Law On the Lighter Side Video by


Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine reports on some odd-but-true cases that show crime doesn’t pay — especially when the crook’s fast moves are simply foolish moves.

One criminal learned a lesson in Oklahoma: Don’t try to steal a car in the heart of rodeo country, unless you’re not afraid of a little rough justice. Another person used a gun to cut in line at a fast food drive-thru — only to discover it was a shortcut to jail. 

Some gang members logged onto social media to plan and brag about their crimes. But it turns out that an officer who “friended” them on Facebook would definitely “like” the outcome of this case.

Watch today’s Lawyers.com video for more. If you need legal assistance, check out our website, Lawyers.com, for continuously updated legal resources, information and legal news.

For additional videos on bizarre but true legal stories, you can watch Cockamamie Court Cases and Craaazy State Laws.

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