For your Stupid Criminal Alibis file, consider the case of the guy
stopped by an L.A. County sheriff’s deputy and informed that there was
a warrant out for his arrest.
“Yes, I know, I was on my way to court,” explained the suspect,
according to the department’s Star News magazine.
The deputy wasn’t persuaded, inasmuch as it was 2 in the morning. On a
How’s that again? The Star News says that suspects
also come up with some interesting answers in the booking process when
asked whether they have medical problems.
“No, I’m on methadone,” shrugged one.
“Yes, my girlfriend left me so I have a broken heart,” said another,
who had been arrested for striking her.
And finally there was this from a suspect prone to grand mal seizures:
“Yes, I have great-grandma seizures.”