Here's another one for the "dumb crims" section of Gizmodo: Rodney Knight, who took a photo posing with his stolen loot whilst at his victim's house. He then posted it on the homeowner's son's Facebook profile. Really.
We've seen dumb criminals before, but charging your cellphone whilst you rifle through the homeowners' jewellery? If said homeowner returns home and scares you, there's not much hope of recovering your phone—and your innocence!—now, is there? [Washington Post]
After 2007's mega-thousand thievery, more thieves have broken into the virtual Habbo Hotel and done away with thousands of dollars worth of furniture belonging to players. Up to 400 cases are being investigated now by Finnish police, would you believe.