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Bizarre Crimes (From Around the Nation, World)

By Elias & Sarah Martinez

February 03, 2015

Mistakes can happen. And it did for poor Renea Lucero who merely wanted to sell $30 worth of recreational drugs.

January 9

Drug Dealer Dials

Detective for Drug Deal

A woman was arrested after she mistakenly called an Albuquerque Police Detective to purchase drugs. Renea Lucero called the detective on his department issued phone byaccident because she had his number saved from a previous criminal case. The bungled drug deal unraveled after Renea offered an opportunity to buy Cocaine and Herointo the APD detective on the other line. Much to her chagrin, the detective seized the chance for a bust, accepted her offer and set up a meeting time and place. OnceMs. Lucero arrived, she presented $30 worth of drugs to undercover police by removing it from her bra and handing it over to her driver who weighed it and completedthe sale. The pair was immediately arrested as well as a passenger that was sitting in the back. Renea states that she thought she had called one of her boyfriend’s friends.

He got a little carried away.


January 31

Pistol Packing Toddler

A mother and father are recovering after their 3 year old son shot them with an unsecured handgun. According to reports, the Albuquerque Police Department wasdispatched to America’s Best Value Inn where the family resided. The family was in the process of ordering pizza when the boy reportedly reached into his mother’spurse to retrieve an iPod, found the gun and pulled the trigger. The bullet entered the father’s buttocks, exiting his hip and striking mother in the arm. The motherwas 8 months pregnant and was also sitting beside her 2 year old daughter. The children and 2 Pitbulls were taken into custody while the parents recovered.


February 1

Power Ranger Stabs Roommate

to Death With Sword

A former “Power Rangers” actor has been charged with the murder of his roommate. Ricardo Medina, who played the Red ranger on the show from 2002-2003, was reportedlyin an altercation with his roommate, Joshua Sutter. Medina, followed by his girlfriend, retreated to their room to cool off, when Sutter then reportedly forced himselfinto the bedroom with the couple. Upon entrance, Medina met Sutter with a sword to the abdomen, subsequently killing him. Medina immediately called 911 and waited forhelp to arrive. He is currently being held on $1 million bail.


January 30

Dumb Guys in Dumfries

A man was arrested after he used a spotlight to pull over an off-duty police officer. Shawn Robinson, owner of a Ford Crown Victoria (car most associated with LawEnforcement), allegedly used the spotlight attached to these types of vehicles to force an unsuspecting car to pull over. Unfortunately for Robinson, the driver ofthat car was an off-duty police officer. The cop stated that Robinson followed and commenced to flash the spotlight towards his car, convincing him it was a fellowofficer and forcing him to stop. Robinson pulled up alongside the off-duty officer who then identified himself as a cop. Robinson realizes the mistake and attempted toflee the scene. The cop gave chase but only caught up to the abandoned vehicle after Robinson and the passenger fled on foot. Shawn Robinson later turned himself inafter a warrant was issued for his arrest. He is being held without bail.





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