Santa Claus’ sleigh was given a ticket for parking in a no parking zone. Chris Uttley was towing the sleigh to a charity event when he stopped to wait for some volunteers outside a co-op. He started transferring some tins from his car to the sleigh when he was slammed with a $50-dollar-ticket. Uttley said that “Santa was absolutely shocked,” and thought the warden should “get a lump of coal for Christmas.” (NY Post)
A Kansas middle school student poured rubbing alcohol into the teacher’s coffee pot. The 14-year-old at Wichita’s Hamilton Middle School was arrested for aggravated battery and criminal threats and transported to the county juvenile detention facility. The 58-year-old teacher sipped the coffee and immediately spit it out when it tasted strange. The victim did not require medical treatment. (The Smoking Gun)
A woman named Heidi Creamer allegedly beat up her twin sister over dispute over a vibrator. The argument between the 48-year-old twins started after a disagreement over Heidi’s boyfriend and a sexual toy. The conversation eventually became physical leaving police with no explanation fight. (Orlando Sentinel)
Edward J. Schwarz United States Courthouse in Sand Diego was cordoned off after someone reported a suspicious looking device on a patio outside the building. A bomb squad was called in to investigate and determined the device was an aluminum sex toy. The vibrator in question has yet to be claimed. (Metro)
A 35-year-old man, who passed away, wrote an obituary where he revealed that he was Spiderman. Aaron Joseph Purmort wrote that he passed away from “complications from a radioactive spider bite that led to years of crime-fighting and a years long battle with a nefarious criminal named Cancer.” Purmort also joked that his first marriage had been to singer, actress and fashion designer Gwen Stefani. (Huffington Post)
An Oregon couple having sex in a parked car caused a traffic jam. 24-year-old Kelli M. Knutson and 22-year-old Logan Jackson were arrested on charges of Indecent Exposure and Disorderly Conduct. The couple left a local strip club and got “caught up in the moment” outside the Springfield jail. (Hiffington Post)
If you’re stranded on a snowy highway, The Associated Press has some good tips for what to do. Stealing food from abandoned delivery trucks isn’t one of them.
Several social media users have reported seeing a Doritos truck in South Buffalo, apparently abandoned by its driver in the lake effect snow storm. The vehicle appeared to be stuck in several feet of snow.
Photos showed several people entering the back of the truck, and leaving with snacks. (Syracuse.com)
A Philadelphia man dressed as Jesus was arrested for soliciting tips while ice skating. 28-year-old Michael Grant was skating in his “Philly Jesus” get up when he was arrested for allegedly seeking tips in exchange for pictures. Grant said he created the Philly Jesus character after his religious beliefs helped him overcome substance abuse issues. (Gawker)
Two men are facing charges after they were accused of target shooting inside their Colorado Springs home. Police responded to reports of shots fired. When officers approached the house , they heard more shots and found two men taking turns shooting at glass bottles. Christian Clark and Codie Leslie were arrested on suspicion of illegal use of weapons and reckless endangerment. (ABC News)
A drunken teacher allegedly wet himself at Southington High School in Connecticut. According to sources, the Spanish teacher came into school fairly intoxicated and soiled himself while students videotaped the incident. The unidentified teacher proceeded to pin a student against the wall for unknown reasons. There’s no word yet on what’s happened to the teacher. (GAWKER)