Tried to break into a mini-mart in Ossining, New York and ended up seeking refuge on the grounds of the Sing Sing Maximum Security Prison.
Scottish shoplifter who was caught after stealing a bottle of vodka from a liquor store. He left his name and phone number with the clerk after asking her out on a date.
A 17-year-old boy in Omaha, Nebraska who tried to steal a car at gunpoint but couldn’t drive it because it had a manual transmission.
Tried to rob a gun store armed with only a baseball bat.
Joey Miller and Matthew McNelly
Used permanent marker to draw on their faces as disguises while committing a crime.
Broke into a home while high on Valium and drunk on vodka, then decided to take a nap in the homeowner’s bed.
Tried to rob a bank using a toy gun, but was caught when he stopped to play with the toy train set in the lobby.
Tried to rob a house but got stuck in the bathroom window and had to be rescued by the police.
Broke into a house and tried to steal a TV, but couldn’t figure out how to unplug it so he left it behind.
Tried to rob an auto body shop but left his phone number for them to call him when the manager returned with the money.