Sting Operation of the Day: NJ Cops Use Donald Duck Decoy to Ticket Drivers

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Sting Operation of the Day: NJ Cops Use Donald Duck Decoy to Ticket Drivers
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Meet the newest member of New Jersey's finest: Donald Duck.

On Halloween, New Jersey police in Ft. Lee used a cop dressed in a Donald Duck mascot suit to try to catch drivers who weren't yielding to pedestrians.

Donald would step into the crosswalk, and if the cars didn't stop, police would chase them down further down the road.

One of the women who didn't stop for Donald was Karen Haigh, who received a $230 fine and was terrified more than anything else.

"They told me that I was getting a ticket for not stopping for a duck," she said. "But it scared me. I'm a woman. This huge duck scared me."

But what about Donald Duck? Lurking around the city pantsless must be breaking some sort of decency law in New Jersey too, right?

Not a Game of the Day: Cops Respond to 911 Hoax at ‘Destiny’ Exec’s Home

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Not a Game of the Day: Cops Respond to 911 Hoax at ‘Destiny’ Exec’s Home
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In a scene that sounds straight out of a video game, police officers and a helicopter descended on a Washington home Thursday, after receiving a 911 call that the family inside was being held hostage.

According to Komo News:

"The caller said he had an assault rifle and he had placed explosives in the yard and he was holding a family hostage," said Nathan Elledge, chief of police at the Sammamish Police Department. "He wanted $20,000 to release the family."

It turns out that the call was actually made by a computer, and the owner of the home is a top exec at Bungie, the game developer behind "Halo" and the recent hit "Destiny."

And on top of all that, investigators think the suspect "has ties to the video game community."

Let the conspiracy theories begin.

Quote of the Day

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24-year old Riley Swearingen thought nothing about his drunken joke on a police officer.

According to the criminal complaint, Mankato Department of Public Safety Police Sergeant Adam Gray was talking with a driver of a "drunk bus" in the city's entertainment district when he "felt two fingertips that were obvious to him as wet with saliva being pushed into his right and left ear canals, which caused pressure and discomfort in his ear canals."

The officer turned and saw a man later identified as Swearingen tell his friends, "I just gave the cop a wet Willie."

"Sergeant Gray immediately proceeded after the male who assaulted him," the complaint continues.

Once he was apprehended, Swearingen told Gray he was just joking around and was sorry, but Gray arrested him anyway.

Read the rest of the story on City Pages.

This Woman Gets a Surprise After Jumping a Red Light

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Ahhh, swift justice to idiots not paying attention to the road. Even the cop is like WTF?!

WTF of the Day: Corrupt Cop Smashes Windshield Then Arrests Driver

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Argentinian policeman jumps on a vehicle, fakes injury, and blames the driver.

A Texan Cop is in Hot Water After Posting This Food Stamp Rant (With Casual Violent Threat Attached)

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A Texan Cop is in Hot Water After Posting This Food Stamp Rant (With Casual Violent Threat Attached)
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Texan officer Rob Douglas is currently on paid leave as his department investigates the incident. Political opinions aside, a gentle reminder that Facebook is STILL a terrible place for public figures to mouth off. That's what anonymous Youtube comments sections are for, duh.