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The Idiot Criminal of the Day. Where would the Dave & Chuck the Freak show be without this feature? From botched getaways, to dead giveaway tattoos, to t-shirts that basically say “I’m the person you’re looking for.” We’ve seen quite a few idiot criminal stories that made us laugh and shake our heads. We went back and found some of the most absurd. Take a look at these geniuses and you’ll quickly realize why we call them the Idiot Criminal of the Day.

  • Bag of Drugs Labeling Gone Wrong

    These guys got caught when they had a bag full of drugs with a really stupid label on it.

    How stupid?  See what it said here.

    New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman Announces Large Heroin Bust

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  • I'm Gonna Pop Some Tags

    If you stole a bunch of clothes, would you take the tags off them before you fled?  Would you cut off the anti-theft devices attached to them? Would you be WEARING one of the stolen items when the cops tracked you down?   If you answered “no,” then you’re not as idiotic as these people.

    See how it all went down here.

    Shopping Tags

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  • Idiot Criminal, Idiot T-Shirt

    This genius from Arkansas stole a motorcycle and made a t-shirt out of the police brochure looking for him. Guess what?

    They found him and his shirt and posted it for us all to see.

    Man on motorcycle

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  • Not My Meth, Not My Pants

    A guy caught with meth in his sweatpants pocket had an excuse:  He borrowed the pants from someone else.  Turns out the cops didn’t quite buy that for a very simple reason:  a “bit” of a height difference.

    See how much here.

    methamphetamines

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  • DQ Idiot

    This guy rammed into a DQ that was JUST remodeled.

    We’re including him because only an idiot would inflict this kind of damage on an innocent and helpless Dairy Queen.

    The surveillance video seen here is crazy because he’s going so fast it looks sped up.

    Dairy Queen Blizzard

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  • Scratch Ticket Redemption

    This guy stole scratch tickets and then tried to cash in the winning tickets at the same store he stole them from.  Dumb right?

    But what’s even dumber is how much the winning tickets were worth.  

    Lottery Counter

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  • Double Your Idiots, Double Your Fun

    Two strangers get in accident and are arrested for the same crimes.

    Find out how this idiot match made in heaven happened here.

    Car crashed into pole

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  • Bad Tipper Gets Tipped

    An idiot ordered 3 rounds of drinks without tipping then went out and started a fire at a Key West landmark.

    The bartender saw police footage of the crime and recognized the bad tipper.  He was able to help the police catch him because the guy left a clue. A real dumb one.

    See the idiot in all his glory here.

    Key West buoy  marker

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  • Fishing Needles?

    Police responded to calls about a suspicious person and found this guy.  He had some bulges in his pocket that turned out to be syringes.  When they asked him about them, he said they were “for fishing.”

    See why that didn’t quite add up here. 

    Syringe

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  • Carjack is Whack

    When you pick a car to carjack, it’s usually a bad idea to try a marked police car.

    But this guy did.  That makes him an idiot and you can see video of him trying to flee here.  (Spoiler alert: he doesn’t make it.)

    police car

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  • I Don't Do That

    Someone called the police to report stolen prescription drugs. When they questioned this idiot, he said it couldn’t be him because he’s a heroin user, not a pill popper.

    He even showed the cops proof.  See that proof here.

    Heroin user

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  • Ambulance Emergency

    A guy stole a running ambulance, which would make you think that’s why he got caught.  But it’s where he drove it that got him busted.  See where he ended up.   

    ambulance

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  • NOT the Bank Employee of the Month

    An employee at a bank stole $88,000 in cash from the vault.  But he couldn’t resist doing something really dumb with his haul.  See how this idiot got caught.

    Money

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