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Bizarre crimes from Charlotte police reports


Vocabulary 101: A man called his estranged wife to speak to his children. She wouldn't let him. He responded by using every possible tense of the "F" word. The man said: "I'm going to make you weep, bitch. I'm going to f***ing kill you. I'm going to f*** you up. You f***ed up, I'm going to f***ing kill you."

Shutterbug: Two women who own a crane business (which appears to be a front for a modeling agency) were approached by an angry woman. To one of the crane business owners she said, "If you ever send someone to take pictures of me again, I'll make sure you never take another picture. I'll be seeing you again real soon." It was unclear if the threat was directed at the woman's camera or her shutter finger. To the other crane business owner, she threatened: "If I see you out on one of my job sites or near my crane again, I will physically remove you from the job site and you'll never come back."

Student Or Raccoon?: A middle school student was being disruptive in class and was asked to go to another classroom. In the other room, a teacher pulled a chair out for the student to sit. The student must have viewed this as a threatening gesture. The student lunged at the teacher and bit him in the wrist. While the bite did not break the skin, it did leave a distinct bite mark.

Get a new plan Stan: A woman with the last name of Barefoot says a gentleman caller will not stop ringing for her daughter. The man calls four times a day to say to the girl, "I want to be your boyfriend." The mother told police that her daughter has "cursed him out" and told him to quit calling.

Threat Of The Week: Despite the multitude of threats in this week's report, the TOTW award goes to a disgruntled car factory employee. The GM employee didn't threaten his boss or the facility he worked at in Charlotte, but a factory in the Philippines. The man said he would blow up the Philippines factory and that he had three loaded guns in his vehicle in Charlotte. The man has been suspended, probably for not being a team player.

Blotter items are chosen from the files of the Charlotte Police Department.

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