In a rare unanimous Supreme Court decision yesterday, all nine Justices agreed that, yep, searching your phone without a warrant is indeed illegal. So if a police officer ever does try to dig through your digital dirt unlawfully, this is what you need to do.
Cameras are the new weapons, or at least that's what it seems like in the eyes of the police. Police officers from the San Diego Police Department pretty much attacked and arrested a man for recording them with his cell phone camera. Watch the video, it's pretty awful.
Scavenger hunt-loving hacker, Yusuke Katayama was arrested today after months on the run. Disgruntled for some reason, he sent viral death threats, and while evading Japanese police, he mentioned that information about his virus was strapped to a cat roaming Tokyo. Months later the cat was found, leading to his arrest.
55-year-old Mayor of West New York, NJ, Felix Roque and his son Joseph, 22, were arrested today for allegedly hacking the website www.recallroque.com that was set up to rally support to recall the politician.
Dozens of alleged Anonymous members have been arrested in a global clampdown, spanning Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Spain.
New York City is littered with filthy rats and it's not unreasonable to want to kill 'em all with poison. Too bad it's going to be a lot harder to do that because sellers of the best rat poison—61 times more powerful than normal—have been arrested in a sting operation.
You know when the Brits said they were going to investigate the use of social networks to organize crime? They weren't kidding. They've arrested and charged a 20-year-old man for planning a water fight (yes, a water fight) over BBM.
Tweeting "Getting arrested...in the back of a cop car now," Twitpic founder Noah Everett followed it up with the pictured Twitpic, offering it as "proof" of his situation. Thankfully he didn't Twitpic the reason why he got arrested: "...I guess you can't walk down your own street half naked...who knew - I got a free…
British police dealing with digital crime have apprehended a 19-year-old in Essex, England, accused of participating in LulzSec's recent rash of bold online assaults. This would mark the first time an actual human's been nabbed since the Lulz riot started.
"Hey, I know an easier way to clear up all that snow in the frontyard! Mick, you got any explosives?" The only surprising thing about this story is that the Massachusetts man got away with it for so long.
Watch this gentleman, who seems to be under the influence of drugs of some sort, flee a police officer by jumping off California's Bixby Bridge. I think the only thing more satisfying would be escape by jetpack. [Reddit]
China's not allowed access to Twitter, but obviously there are "ways" to work around that. Cheng Jianping and her fiancé Hua Chunhui, were two such users. Cheng, however, was arrested for RTing her fiancé's joke—on their wedding day.
The Mercury News is reporting that Paul Shin Devine, a midlevel Apple global supply manager, has been arrested and accused of accepting $1 million in kickbacks from Asian suppliers of iPhone and iPod accessories. He allegedly sold confidential information.
As the report goes, a 16-year-old was so incensed over her father asking her to give him the cellphone, she scratched his face—and he had her arrested.
This kid is the famous teen pop star Justin Bieber. Yes, I didn't have a clue either, but apparently he sings in Microsoft store openings and malls. His other ability: If he doesn't tweet, he gets people in jail.
A man found naked wandering along the Nevada border has been tased and arrested despite his claiming to be a Terminator sent from the future. We're a little upset that police would harm anybody this hilarious.
Oklahoma City police caught this woman shoplifting at a local Target with 33 Blu-ray discs shoved down her pants. I just want to know, where was she hiding the player?