News and Notes – 9/27/2007


Bad break. Two California men were arrested after they broke into a building full of police officers. They were planning on stealing some copper wire, but didn’t know that the local police K-9 unit was training there.

Double jeopardy. A New York man says he stole a car to turn himself in on a different charge. He claims he was on his way to the Geneva City Police department to turn himself in on a family court warrant when he was pulled over in the stolen vehicle.

Checkmate. A Colorado man robbing a bank was caught after he wrote the holdup note on one of his own checks. “We could still make it out even though he blacked it out,” FBI agent Rene VonderHaar said.

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