Mary Miles Minter...during the late 1970s and early 1980s, she was the victim of several robberies at her home in Santa Monica. In 1981, Minter was severely beaten in a burglary at her home in which more than $300,000 worth of antiques, china and jewelry were taken. A former live-in companion and three other people were later charged with attempted murder and burglary. The police described her as a frail old woman and people were often shocked to learn she had once been a famous movie star.
Top 10 tips for breaking into a house (and how to prevent them). Home burglary is one of the most widespread crimes in Australia; indeed according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, around 430,000 break-ins or attempted break-ins took place in the last year alone.That's almost one every 60 seconds.
Vehicle burglary suspects lead Slidell police on chase into eastern New Orleans
Four men are in custody following an attempted vehicle burglary and high-speed chase that started in Slidell and ended at an eastern New Orleans apartment complex, according to a Slidell police report. At around 7:30 a.m., police said a woman...
Karpis was born to Lithuanian immigrants in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and was raised in Wichita, Kansas. He started in crime at about age 10 running around with gamblers, bootleggers, and pimps. In 1926, he was sentenced to 10 years at the State Industrial Reformatory in Hutchinson, Kansas, for an attempted burglary. He escaped with another inmate Lawrence De Vol and went on a year-long crime spree interrupted briefly while he lived with his parents after De Vol was arrested.
Dumbest Criminals of All Time - Christopher Schaumburger attempted to break into several homes in Palm Harbor then stripped down to his underwear, hopped on a pedal boat and tried to escape across Lake Tarpon. The boat was broken and started to take on water. He called 911 and told the sheriff's office of his plight. When deputies got to Schaumburger, 20, he was on the phone telling a dispatcher he was trapped in a pedal boat and could not make it to shore. He was charged with armed…
Spencer Scarber, 20, went MISSING on 12/12/2012 from Squaw Valley, CA - the same day he was to appear in court on rape charges. There was what appears to be a staged attempt to make his disappearance look as if he was the victim of a home kidnapping between 1:30 a.m. and 5:30 a.m.