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Friday, August 12, 2016

Book Excerpt - Dumbest Thieves, Thugs & Rogues by Leonard Birdsong plus $20 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

Dumbestthieves,thugs, and rogues book tour

NEW thieves thugs rogues cover draft 1 (2)The Professor has delighted in telling you stories from his first two book series, Dumbest Criminal Law Stories and Weird Criminal Law Stories. Now he writes for fun and your enjoyment in his latest, Professor Birdsong’s Dumbest Thieves, Thugs, & Rogues. These stories are some of the best from around the world and should bring you many good laughs. For instance: A thief in Phoenix just released from County jail on drug charges ran laps around the jail celebrating his freedom, then tried to carjack a truck belonging to the jail. The Miami man arrested for stealing a corpse from a casket at a funeral home. An Orlando bandit who broke into a convenience store by bashing in the front door with his head. The awkward thief who burglarized an Albuquerque home only to be confronted by the 66-year- old wife and her 70-year- old husband who held him at gunpoint in his car loaded with their household possession until police arrived. The San Jose thug who confessed to murder by cutting out the middle man and presented himself to the Santa Clara County jail with his confession. An impatient Wendy’s drive-thru customer in Chicago, so hungry he opened fire on another driver who tried to cut in front of him; The thug who was sentenced to a year in jail for trying to sell a backpack of dirty socks as marijuana. The Norwegian prisoner gone rogue who used a surfboard to escape from an island prison. A Frenchman suspended from his job with pay for 12 years who sought compensation of $500,000 because he claimed his career was ruined. And so many other stories about dumb thieve, thugs, and rogues that will make you laugh out loud. 

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Book Excerpt
FLORIDA: The headline for this read: “Dope and change.” Mayor Carlos Hernandez, the Mayor of Hialeah tried to pay a $4,000 city ethics fine with 360,000 pennies and nickels – 28 buckets of coins in all. Since the city ethics commission says he knew it only accepted checks they doubled his fine. Now the Mimi-Dade Commission on Ethics and Public Trust is suing Mayor Hernandez.

IOWA: OMG! “Poopsenders.com” A woman experiencing bad blood between her and her neighbors is facing a stint in jail after mailing them a box of cow dung. We learn that Kim Cape, 41, used “poopsenders.com” to anonymously mail the dung to the neighboring couple after they repeatedly complained to police about her dog’s barking. “After all the problems we’ve had, I thought it would be a funny thing to do,” Cape explained to authorities.

MICHIGAN:  The revenge of the nerd!  A 17 year old allegedly having a sexual relationship with his teacher at Freeland High School in Saginaw turned in his teacher when he suspected she was cheating on him with the assistant principal.  The assistant principal resigned and the teacher is on trial for sexual assault.

MICHIGAN: A state lawmaker was expelled and another quit in mid-September, 2015 over their attempt to hide their affair with a bogus, sexually explicit email. Rep. Cindy Gamrat, 42, was voted out just after 4 am during a legislative session. Rep Todd Courser, 43, who also faced expulsion had resigned and hour earlier. Courser admitted sending out a graphic email in May contending he was caught with a male prostitute. It was intended to distract from the affair. Gamrat admitted that she had discussed the plot with him.

birdsong-colorAbout the author:

Professor Birdsong received his J.D. from the Harvard Law School and his B.A. from Howard University. He teaches law in Orlando, Florida. After graduation from law school he worked four years at the law firm of Baker Hostetler. He then entered into a varied and distinguished career in government service. He served as a diplomat with the U.S. State Department with various postings in Nigeria, Germany and the Bahamas. Professor Birdsong later served as a federal prosecutor. After leaving government service, and before he began teaching, Professor Birdsong was in private law practice in Washington, D.C. Find Pfr Birdsong on his website and on Twitter @Prof_Birdsong, on Literary Addicts and Goodreads.

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