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'Concerned resident' hands in potato gun

Weapon handed in to station that poses risk to nobody - apart from those on the Atkins diet. • As inner-city police forces hold regular gun amnesties, one station has taken receipt of a weapon usually found on streets and playgrounds. Boasting that it can get over 300 shots from one potato, one "concerned resident" handed in a spu

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No footage of man who urinated on hawk-eye

No footage of man who urinated on hawk-eye

Shocking acts of "van"dalism were not caught by the vehicle's roof mounted camera. • Police have no video footage of a man who vandalised a CCTV van in variety of ways before allegedly relieving himself on it. The van's doors and windows were subjected a dairy based attack in the form of lashings of Onken yoghurt from multiple tubs

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'I need to get a new mugshot'

'I need to get a new mugshot'

Unimpressed with his online wanted poster, Samuel Evan Lake wanted them to take another picture - so they did. • A wanted man who expressed a distaste for his mugshot online has been captured by the force. Police in Christchurch, New Zealand posted their appeal for the whereabouts of Samuel Evan Lake complete with identification picture on

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Drunk woman drives herself to jail

Drunk woman drives herself to jail

Officers in Michigan have a suspect delivered to them after a woman mistook the country jail for a bar. • A woman has been arrested after driving to a jailhouse while twice over the legal limit in Michigan, USA. The woman (39) pulled into the Van Buren County Sherriff's Office after mistaking it for a bar, officers noticed that she

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Stoner sheep in £4k cannabis binge

Stoner sheep in £4k cannabis binge

Farm worker said that the sheep didn't appear to the affected by ingesting a significant amount of the Class B drug. • A drug squad found that thousands of pounds of cannabis had been eaten by a flock of sheep. Surrey Police were called to investigate seven bags of the class B drug found on the edge of a farm that had been bitten open and f

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