5 Craziest Crimes of the Week

Including the arrest of 'affluenza' dad

By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff

Posted Aug 22, 2014 5:42 AM CDT | Updated Aug 22, 2014 9:44 AM CDT

(Newser) – A fitting name on the police blotter and an ill-advised call to 911 are among the weirdest crime stories of the week:

  • Guess Why Paul Stoner Got Arrested: The jokes are only going to get worse for the Stoner clan of Virginia. Police arrested 42-year-old Paul Stoner on, yes, marijuana charges. Pretty serious ones, too.
  • Guy Calls 911 When Denied Sex by Stripper: There are some incidents that don't warrant a 911 call. One of those is when a stripper won't turn a lap dance into sex, a lesson learned by a disappointed 53-year-old man in Montana.

Click to read about more crazy crimes, including an accused meth-maker turned in by her 7-year-old son.

File photo of marijuana plants.
File photo of marijuana plants.   (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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