Today's award goes to a particularly dumb criminal in Colorado. A tip o' the hat to reader Jim H. for sending me the link.
When you're in court before the judge, and you doff your cap in deference, make sure your cocaine does not fall out of your hat and onto the floor where both the judge and the cops can see it.
And it would help if you weren't in court on a separate felony drug charge in the first place.
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Juan Jose Vidrio Bibriesca, 43 ... now faces two more charges: narcotics possession and bond violation, both felonies.
Bibriesca was born in Mexico and is reportedly in the country illegally, which means Immigration and Customs Enforcement will also want a word with him.
There's more at the link.
He didn't even need to say anything to convict himself - his actions spoke louder than his words!