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This edition of Stolen from the Headlines covers a man who boarded a plane with a slight carry-on problem, two robbers who chose non-standard getaway vehicles, a college guy who somehow had been to a party he didn’t remember, and several 911 callers who once again had some really alarming news.


Baby, It’s Cold Outside
Originally reported by Fox News

A man traveling from Iceland to England was arrested at the Iceland Keflavik International Airport when he tried to avoid an excess luggage fee by wearing eight pairs of pants and ten shirts.

Ryan Carney Williams, who goes by Ryan Hawaii, was reportedly denied a boarding pass at the British Airways desk for his flight home after he put on all his clothes that wouldn’t fit properly in his checked luggage.

  
 
Hawaii was stuck in Iceland airport without money and without luggage, since the bag he had checked successfully traveled to England without him. Eventually, Hawaii was able to get back to England aboard a Norwegian airline flight.

You have to give him credit: he was dressed for the weather.


Electric Heist
Originally reported by Penn Live

Police in Wayne County, Pennsylvania, are seeking the location of two people who allegedly stole a woman’s credit card at Walmart, then scurried away on scooters.

Pennsylvania state police have released store surveillance images of the pair, who are pictured on the electric scooters at Walmart.

WNEP-TV reports the two allegedly took a woman’s credit cards and some cash after she lost her purse in the Honesdale Walmart on January 4. Several purchases were then made using the credit card, including at another Walmart, where the surveillance images were captured.

Updates on this story will be reported under “Scooter Crime.”


Higher Education
Originally reported by Chron.com News

Many people have gone to at least one college party that (in retrospect) may have gotten out of hand in terms of alcohol consumption.

The Texas A&M police shared a hilarious tweet about their interaction with one suspect after making an arrest for public intoxication that, honestly, many of us can probably relate to. Upon finding the person with their legs sticking out of some bushes, the campus police asked him a few questions, and his answers were beyond perfect.

“When asked what was going on...’No #*&! ^ idea.’ When asked where he was...‘Wherever you are.’ When asked how much drank... ‘Too much, Sir.’”

At 18, I skipped college—just another 4 years of homework, I said—but now I can see I may have missed some valuable life experiences.


Police News
Originally reported by Flathead Beacon (Part 1 and Part 2)

8:03 a.m. A Somers man was complaining about his sister, who also happens to be a meth addict.
11:20 a.m. A Martin City woman called 911 because there was a large sum of money in her bank account. She thinks she’s been the victim of a scam.
12:19 p.m. A Kalispell woman reported a number of threatening calls. Apparently someone has been calling her from an unlisted number threatening to kill her or someone she knows with “death trap technologies.”
4:55 p.m. A Kalispell man said a plow truck ran over his mailbox.
5:19 p.m. A Columbia Falls woman was in an understandable panic because her roof was caving in due to snow. Law enforcement offered to give her a ride to a hotel but the woman refused because she didn’t want to leave her plants.
9:55 a.m. A shaggy dog was running across the street.
10:42 a.m. A Bigfork landlord said one of his tenants hadn’t paid rent and had left all his lights on for three weeks. The landlord wanted law enforcement to be present when he entered the apartment, just in case something was wrong. Law enforcement informed the landlord that his tenant had actually moved to the Flathead County Detention Center about three weeks ago. The landlord wanted advice on what to do now.
11:10 a.m. The Bigfork landlord came up with a plan to cut the power to his tenant’s apartment and wanted to bounce the idea off law enforcement first.
1:02 p.m. A Kalispell man wanted to get a gun but couldn’t because he’s a convicted felon. He called police because he’s pretty sure he’s not a convicted felon, and he’s concerned that someone has stolen his identity.
2:29 p.m. A Kalispell man called 911 to report that he was watching a trespasser at that very moment.
4:08 p.m. A Happy Valley man reported seeing a suspicious strobe light near the old Columbia Falls Aluminum Plant through his binoculars. Upon further investigation, it was just an unsuspicious strobe light.
4:27 p.m. A Lakeside man reported hearing machine gun fire. He knew it was a machine gun because he “spent decades in the military, and I know what that sounds like.”
5:35 p.m. A Columbia Falls resident accused his neighbor of “being on something.”

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