NEW YORK CITY: 10
years for kiddie porn dentist.
A dentist who admitted to pedaling child
pornography and exchanging root canals for meth was sentenced in Brooklyn
federal court in late-March 2019. John W. Wolf, 62, who was arrested with a
flash drive containing porn videos of children between ages 5 and 13, took a
plea deal. He faced up to 60 years in prison if convicted at trial. At his
sentencing he admitted to contributing to sex trafficking and sexual abuse of
children. However, he contended he was not a pedophile.

OHIO: Where is
the Jerky?
It has ben reported that police had a “beef” with a bandit who
was arrested for allegedly stealing $1,000 in Slim Jims by stuffing them down
his pants. The police report, further, that the so-called “jerky junkie”
allegedly hid so many handfuls of the beef sticks in his sweat pants, he had to
tighten his drawstring so they wouldn’t fall out at the convenience store in
the town of Reynoldsburg. He bolted away from the store and sped a way in a
silver Chevrolet Malibu but was caught by police.

OREGON: Roomba Rhumba?
When Portland police went to sweep this crime scene for clues, they found that
it had already been swept. A house sitter called 911 to report an intruder in
the bathroom. Responding police busted in only to find a Roomba robotic vacuum
cleaner bumping against the walls and door of the bathroom.

OREGON: Bad
daddy cookie news?
A Forest Grove, man was accused of faking a break-in at
his home to try to cover up an even worse crime. Stealing $740 from his
daughter’s Girl Scouts cookie sales. Brian Couture, 40, called 911 to say an
intruder had entered his home and taken the cookie proceeds. The police
investigation revealed that he was the thief.

PENNSYLVANIA: What’s
in a name, Sober You’re drunk.
A man named Daniel Sober was arrested for
DWI with a blood alcohol level of twice the legal limit. Sober, 44, was jailed
for the alleged booze-and-cruise near Pittsburgh, police said. He was released
reconnaissance after he “sobered” up.

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