Category Archives: Crime


Man threatened with arrest due to ‘annoying’ gnome

The BBC reports the story of man in Cornwall who has been threatened with arrest due to having an ‘annoying’ garden gnome: “Now police have served Mr MacKillop with a notice for “placing a garden gnome with intent to cause harassment”. Mr MacKillop, 46, was woken in the night by two officers who warned him […]


Meet the trained Police rats

Police in Columbia are training rats to sniff out landmines. Lola the rat has a ninety percent success rate in locating explosive material in her training maze. Soon she will be working out in the field (literally). Police say rats are much smarter than dogs and can be trained in half the time (three months […]