Tag: crime

  • Seat saving criminals

    Italy is now handing out fines to people who hog beach space by setting up umbrellas and towels overnight in order to have prime space in the morning, or people […]

  • Oh thank goodness…. summer is saved!

    I like the use of the word “fruit-related heist.”  I’m going to work that into my conversations more often.

  • More DISASTER Strawberry news….

    It seems I missed this story in The Local over the weekend. When I say Swedes take their strawberries seriously, I really mean it. And no, it’s not a joke. […]

  • My brilliant idea

    When I went to the public pool the other day, I started thinking how I could hide my wallet and keys so I could swim without anyone taking them.  Suddenly, […]

  • Crime in a southern town…

    Imagine my shock when I saw this item in the Police Beat section of the paper from my small hometown outside of Houston.  Watch out people.  Don’t get forked.

  • Attack on ice cream

    Apparently a man was sentenced for drilling holes in the tires of an ice cream truck this past autumn because he couldn’t take the constant melody. “A prominent Swedish businessman […]

  • The kind of crime I like

    Two big crime stories in the Swedish news this past month. 1. Man steals truckload of chocolate. 2. Men steal hot dogs. (caught by mustard stains!)   

  • In the news…

    Ah, the Swedish news.  This is fairly calm country so it’s always fun to read the news stories.  Now you may say that this is a obbery and therefore not […]