Weird News: Embryo Custody Fight, Coffee-Wielding Bandits and Tide for Drugs
Patch brings you the weirdest headlines from the week.
Criminals in Prince George's County are stealing Tide laundry detergent from stores and trading it for marijuana and crack, according to Sgt. Aubrey Thompson, head of the Prince George's County Police crime unit that investigates retail crimes.
Two men robbed a Cockeysville convenience store armed with a scalding hot cup of coffee last week, according to a police incident summary.
A Maryland woman has gained custody of nine frozen embryos she created with her ex-husband, according to an attorney working on the case.
Police said a man suspected in a string of Ellicott City cat burglaries was arrested this week hiding in a dumpster on Tamar Drive in Columbia as he attempted to flee the scene of a burglary.
A pizza delivery driver was robbed after he went to check on a man who pretended to be struck by his vehicle on Wednesday.
A 25-year-old woman was charged with arson in connection with a fire at her Woodlawn home on Saturday.
Police say the suspects were foiled by an inability to drive 'stick.'
A Baltimore city man was arrested and charged with assault in connection with a stabbing Dec. 30 at the Chuck E. Cheese restaurant in Diamond Point.
Drivers along U.S. Route 1 in North Laurel were given quite a start Friday morning when they encountered a riderless racehorse heading south along the highway.
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