Burglary pro tip of the day: You're not going in for the spare change. This lesson appears to have been lost on Michael Sherman. When police responded to a burglary call at his neighbor's Vero Beach, Florida, house they found roughly 40 coins strewn on the ground outside it, forming a distinct trail leading to Sherman's house ... and a large amount of change just happened to be among the items reported stolen, WPBF reports.
When police searched Sherman's house, they found more of the neighbor's property, including ammunition and a computer that had been buried in the backyard. Also stolen were a pistol, two rifles, and a samurai-style sword. Sherman confessed to the theft when questioned, saying he sold the guns to buy the prescription painkiller Dilaudid, WPTV reports. (Read more Michael Sherman stories.)