Top 10 Thieves Who Were Not Too Smart

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Even though most of us do not support robberies, it becomes difficult to not admire those who get away with it. The following thieves almost got away too but their stupidity stopped them.

1. Corey Allan Phong

This robber waited for all customers to leave before he made his move. The manager on duty was a black belt martial artist. During the scuffle the manager threw Phong out, almost making the latter’s pants fall off. Before the robber drove off, the manager took pictures of the car and the culprit. Nailed, Phong was arrested.

2. David Goodhall

David Goodhall along with two women tried to steal a few curtains from a store in South Yorkshire. The three were oblivious to the fact that the home supplies shop was holding a store detectives’ convention.


3. Charles A. Meriweather

Charles A. Meriweather was 18 years old when he broke into a young woman’s house and raped her. When he realized that she did not have too much cash lying around, he asked her how she managed to pay her bills. She said that she paid by checks after which her ordered her to write out a check for 50 dollars. He was also smart enough to tell her his name after she asked him who she should make it out to.


4. Name Unknown

A thief in England came up with a smart plan to clean out the cash register at a grocery store. He entered the checkout area with a few groceries, threw a 10 pound bill on the counter and gathered the cash register’s contents. The cash amounted to about 4.37 pounds which means that the thief lost 5.63 pounds.


5. Dwayne, Cedar Woods Apartments

To avoid giving out his identity, a Virginian janitor wore a mask when robbing a 7-eleven. While robbing the store, he forgot to take off his uniform which revealed his place of employment and his name, which was stitched at the front of the uniform.


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