Top 5 Dumbest Thieves

We have learned from the movies that committing the perfect crime is impossible. However, police usually has hard time to find criminals and burglars even though they use evidences from the crime scene and do through investigations. But, there are cases where criminals are making the dumbest mistakes like leaving other things like their foot prints and DNA. There are cases where criminals were so terrible in their deeds, that they have left their wallets with IDs or were so tired that they fall asleep on the crime scene. Sounds hilarious but these cases were really easy for the police to solve. Here are some of the dumbest Thieves in the world.

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#1. Shoplifter left his wallet behind

Steven Diaz (18) entered in the Vons supermarket to grab a bottle of wine but had no intention to pay for it. The suspect attempted to make a getaway, but was stopped by a security guard. Somehow the teenager managed to punch the security guard in the face and took off to a waiting vehicle (the kid saw too many movies, except this whole planned shoplift thing was only for a bottle of wine). But, poor Diaz dropped his wallet and the wine in the market while he was having a fight with the security guard. Police contacted the teen robber and the next night Diaz, accompanied by his parents, turned himself in. He was booked on suspicion of robbery and was released from custody after his parents paid 50 000 dollars bail. So much effort and money for one bottle of wine.

Shoplifter left his wallet behind

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#2. A burglar fall asleep while robbing a house

Mark Smith from northern England was attempting a robbery in a residence. He entered the house and sneaked in the past the person living there. Then he found gems from the victim’s jewelry box and her checkbook. Everything was going according the plan until Smith falls asleep under the victim’s bed. The woman who lived in the house and saw Smith’s legs sticking out underneath her bed. After shouting at the perpetrator and getting no response, she called police. Officers showed up and eventually managed to drag the sleepy burglar from under the bed. He was still passed out and was still clutching Stephenson’s gold earrings. The silly burglar had a valium and a whole bottle of vodka before he entered the house.

#3. A burglar drank from a juice carton and left his DNA

Yes, he was so dumb to leave his DNA this way. In Portland, Oregon when Diane Ingalls came home and saw her door wide open. She had discovered a thief had made a mess in her home and went through all of the drawers in the house. Her husband noticed something weird – an empty orange juice carton in the sink. The police took the sample and sent it to the DNA Testing . The results gave a name – Christopher Lathrop of Portland. The man confessed the crime and said that he robber their house twice. But, this type of leaving DNA is neither the first nor the only one. Around 5000 cases of left DNA were found which completely made the investigations easier.

A burglar drank from a juice carton and left his DNA

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#4. A burglar left his false teeth behind him

If this wasn’t funny it would have been tragic. 38-year-old burglar who broke into a garage in England made a terrible mistake. While in the garage, the burglar decided to get some beer and popsicles. He got so drunk and removed his false teeth to enjoy the snacks. Unfortunately he forgot to put them back in his mouth. The resident of the house reported the incident to the police, but a few days later he found the false teeth left next to a freezer in the garage. The police arrested the burglar and he got 16 months prison for the crime.

A burglar left his false teeth behind him

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#5. A violent man hit a woman and left his anger management folder behind

Justin John Boudin from Minnesota USA was traveling via bus on his way to an anger management. But he lost his temper at an older woman and started screaming at her for no reason. The woman got scared and called the police, which was followed by a punch in her face. But in that chaos, Boudin made a mistake, when he dropped his folder where he had his name and everything written about him. It was his folder for anger management session. Police were able to track Boudin after discovering the papers inside of the folder.

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