How do two teens from Manitoba get to visit their mate in a Winnipeg jail for free? Hmm, well setting light to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police station pretty much guarantees it. The two teens aged 13 and 14 wanted to be flown to Winnipeg to see their buddy who was being held on arson charges. The judge only granted one of the punks their wish, the youngest didn’t have any priors so was given bail. Hmm, maybe his parents will drive them.
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You know things didn’t end well when a man used his divorce papers to burn down his estranged wife’s beauty salon. Shawn Gawronski allegedly admitted to police he poured gasoline throughout the Frenchtown salon and then used his divorce papers to get the fire started. Hmm, there goes any chance of reconciliation but you do get an arson, violation of a protection order and criminal mischief charge for your troubles!
This is the end result of an angry shoe shiner people. John Swain (71) was so peeved when he was told he wasn’t allowed to work the Bryant Park booth he burned them down to a crisp. Mr Swain was a well respected shoe shiner and it came as quite a shock when he confessed. He had previously established the Grand Central shoeshine stand. Mr Swain has been charged with fifth-degree arson.