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Published:January 14th, 2011 16:06 EST
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Cops Follow Footprints In Snow, Nab Clueless Criminals

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Police in Evanston, Ill., said they followed footprints in the snow to catch up with and arrest two young men and a teenage boy for burglary.

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Jamir Johnson and Michael Smith, both of Evanston and 18, were charged with burglarizing a home, police said. The 16-year-old boy also was charged in the case.

Police said the officers simply followed the suspects` footprints from the house to another home 12 blocks away, where they found the suspects in the attic."


These two men and the teenage boy are the dumbest criminals in the annals of crime. The adult criminals should have never included the teen boy in their clueless caper. Teens like to brag, and if the young punk hadn`t been caught right away, he would have told all of his friends about his big heist.

Then there`s that old adage, "don`t crap too close to home." These nincompoops shouldn`t have targeted a home so close to where they live.

These oxygen thieves should have slip up after the burglary -- all the cops had to do was follow the three sets of footprints to where they were hiding out in the attic.


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