5 hilarious crime busts involving donuts
These five busts involving the deep-fried delicacy are stranger than fiction
By PoliceOne Staff
There’s no better time to embrace the stereotype of law enforcement’s love affair with donuts than National Donut Day, and we’ve taken the opportunity to bring you the five best busts involving the deep-fried delicacy. From a wanted man's curious decision to show up at a police-sponsored donut eating contest to a wild pursuit of a stolen Krispy Kreme truck, these bizarre incidents prove truth is often stranger than fiction.
An off-duty officer was at the right place at the right time when two hooded men attempted to rob a donut shop in Dallas. Moments after he pulled into the shop’s parking lot, he spotted the two suspects and lied in wait.
A fugitive wanted for felony break-ins was busted after participating in an anti-crime donut-eating contest hosted by a North Carolina police department.
The man was no stranger to the Dunkin’ Donuts store and often demanded discounts, flashing his badge and holstered gun.
4. Wis. police pursue stolen donut truck
The suspect’s eyes must have been just as glazed as the donuts: among other charges, the perp was arrested for drunk driving.
Officers investigating a burglary involving donuts found boot prints left behind at the scene. After two men dressed in cowboy apparel offered the officers donuts, it was easy to put two and two together.