Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Doofus Of The Day #169 and #170


The supply of Doofi appears inexhaustible . . . fortunately for those of us who enjoy laughing at them!

Doofus #169 is from Bridgwater in Somerset, England.

A cannabis grower let police in on his secret hobby after posting home videos of the crop on YouTube.

The 25-year-old was arrested after officers saw footage on the website documenting the stages of growth at his home in Bridgwater, Somerset.

The man made his arrest even easier after using his real name as his "internet handle".

Police searched the house and seized one large cannabis plant and associated hydroponics equipment used to maximise heat and light conditions.

PC Adrian Peck, of Avon and Somerset police, said: "The male had been videoing the growth of the plant over a number of months and uploading his horticultural endeavours onto the site to document it - providing us with fairly conclusive evidence.

"The cultivation of cannabis is illegal. If you break the law and are foolish enough to then advertise your criminal activities on the internet, it makes it very easy for the Police to catch you."


No s**t, Sherlock! Seems almost a shame to go to all that trouble to let the cops catch you, then present them with only one plant, though. Where's the ambition?

Doofus #170 is a collective award to five teenagers in Palm Bay, Florida.

Five Palm Bay juveniles were arrested Tuesday on charges related to the burglary of a house on Nagel Drive Northwest, Palm Bay police said.

Officers were called to the area about 2:30 p.m., when a resident noticed that his neighbor’s glass door was broken. Police found that the inside of the home had been vandalized.

A 36-inch television had been smashed, and furniture had been broken. Several doors also had been damaged.

A police officer then followed a trail of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups packages in the backyard. The officer noticed another wrapper on the front door step of a house directly across the street from the rear of the victim’s house.

Officers approached the residence on the 200 block of Maywood Avenue Northwest, and found several juveniles inside. The mother of one provided consent to search the home.

The juveniles, who were 14 to 16 years old, confessed to the burglary after being interviewed, and told police that the goods were hidden in the attic, Palm Bay police said.


Bad enough to be an angst-ridden teenager riddled with hormones: but to leave a trail of evidence from the scene of the crime right up to your own front door? That takes stupidity of a degree that even teenage hormones can't excuse!



Peter

5 comments:

Old NFO said...

Gene pools ALWAYS need chlorine... Some sooner than others. :-)

Assrot said...

See how smart smoking that cannabis makes you? I hear it also creates and irresistible urge to gorge on Reese's Peanut Butter cups and break stuff you can't steal because it's too heavy for 6 of you to carry.

Go ahead and bogart that joint my friend. Don't pass it over to me.

:-)

Joe

Lupinus said...

Some real modern day Hansel and Gretels

Anonymous said...

I *live* in Palm Bay. The only people more dense than the criminals are the police. In fact, I am quite certain, based on my previous experiences reporting thefts to them, that the only way the Palm Bay Police could track someone down is if they left a trail of something to follow.

FrankC said...

So, basically, these kids were picked up, not for, but because of littering.