Sure, crime is a serious problem in America and pretty much anywhere else you go, but sometimes it is OK to laugh at it when the crime in question is really, really dumb. Often the weirdest news stories aren't broadcast on national television, but are reserved for the quaint police blotters of small towns, where these bizarre crimes are committed and forgotten about within the same week. But now, thanks to the Internet, they are preserved for you to laugh at.

1. He didn't want your money, he just wanted you to smile. For a really weird reason.