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The Bizarre Beat topic gives police officers a place to get news articles of the weird, including the naked protesters, drunks in clown costumes, and all other oddball encounters cops have on the street on a daily basis. The job is deadly serious, but there are dozens of calls for service that leave the responding officers shaking their heads and laughing as they get back into their squads.
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November 22, 2014

Burglars break into Idaho home, steal husband's ashes

Police in southwestern Idaho are investigating after burglars broke into a woman's home and stole the ashes of her husband - Full Story
November 21, 2014

Go directly to jail: 7 hilarious mugshot stories

Booking photos can be a permanent reminder of a terrible decision. In these seven cases, we're not just referring to the crime - Full Story
November 18, 2014

Alaska man arrested in underwear theft spree

The burglaries occurred over three months. Residents would return home to find items — mostly women's underwear — missing - Full Story
November 18, 2014
Man, 79, charged in pot bust challenges search

Man, 79, charged in pot bust challenges search

Lawyer argues the 2013 police stop and search of suspect's truck were illegal, and everything found as a result cannot be used against him - Full Story
November 17, 2014
Maine man charged with naked break-ins

Maine man charged with naked break-ins

18-year-old allegedly broke into two homes while naked, at about the same time his own home was destroyed in a fire - Full Story
November 13, 2014

Video: Fla. thief sticks chainsaw down pants

Surveillance video shows the man putting the tool worth more than $600 down his pants on Oct. 28 - Full Story
November 12, 2014
NYC 'cannibal cop' sentenced to time served

NYC 'cannibal cop' sentenced to time served

Gilberto Valle had faced a possible life term after his 2013 conviction for kidnapping conspiracy - Full Story
November 11, 2014

NJ cop dressed as Donald Duck nabs drivers failing to yield

Some of the ticketed drivers claim the sting was unfair - Full Story
November 10, 2014

Audio: Fla. man calls 911 for a date, arrested

According to deputies, the man asked the dispatcher how she felt about handcuffs - Full Story
November 09, 2014
Woman wearing 'I Love Crystal Meth' shirt arrested for meth

Woman wearing 'I Love Crystal Meth' shirt arrested for meth

Deborah Delane Asher, 37, was arrested and charged with trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree and possession of methamphetamine - Full Story

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