It's Tough Being a Criminal

A boy in his mid-teens learned Wednesday afternoon that it is not a good idea to try to rob a former U.S. Marine at knifepoint, even if the former Marine is 84 years old, police said today. (Full Story | Mercury News]

A burglar who broke into a funeral home tried to fool police by playing dead, but two things gave him away. First, he breathed. Plus, he wore grungy clothes rather than the Sunday best of those settling in for eternal rest. (Full Story | wtopnews.com]

It does stand to reason that those who choose a life of crime generally lack sound judgment.

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