Browsing: Bizarre

body.parts.for.sale.getty.imagesBreakfast reading from the Voice Media empire: The price list from Biological Resource Center Inc. offered a variety of options for the connoisseur of human body parts. A customer wanted an elbow? That would be $200. A whole arm and shoulder cost just $400 more. For those with more money to spend, a torso with head (referred to as a “cephalus”) went for $3,300. And an entire cadaver was available for the bargain price of $5,000. Westword has the story.

george.roloff.2018.mug.shotBreakfast reading from the Voice Media empire: George Roloff and fellow inmate Luke Tanner escaped from the Colorado Territorial Correctional Facility in Cañon City, prompting a statewide alert. But Tanner was soon recaptured, followed a short time later by Roloff, who’d earned a sentence of more than 150 years for a bizarre crime spree he said was prompted in part by a fear of witchcraft. Westword has the story.

stephanie.southard.facebookBreakfast reading from the Voice Media empire: Stephanie Southard was sacked in 2014 for allegedly having sex while on duty as many as thirty times with Nathan Sanchez, a fellow police officer with whom she was conducting an affair. Sanchez, who resigned from the department before any punishment could be imposed on him, also accused her of attacking him during two arguments. Now, however, a udge has ruled that Southard deserves her job back. Here’s why. Westword has the story.

landin.smith.mug.shot.3.cropped.800Reading from the Voice Media empire: Since 2015, authorities in Aspen have sought to make Landini Smith pay for two separate incidents in which he kicked members of the local police department. But in the end, Smith received no jail time for giving officers the boot, even though he’s committed similar acts so often that he was nicknamed the Aspen Cop Kicker. Moreover, Smith has spent plenty of time behind bars for his past actions. Westword has the story.

robert.mears.facebookReading from the Voice Media empire: The recent arrest of Robert Mears for allegedly attacking a ranger while under the influence of LSD isn’t an everyday occurrence at Rocky Mountain National Park. But officials confirm that drug-related incidents in general have been on the rise at RMNP, the fourth-most visited national park  in the country. Westword has the story.

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