*The 10 Dumbest L.A. Criminals in 2012 (Slideshow).
The L.A. area has no shortage of intelligence-challenged suspects, but 2012 was a banner year for our annual look at our fave dumbest criminals.
From the L.A. city employee who claimed he was laid-up while engaging in pro athletics to t ... More >>
In case you were wondering what happened to the man accused of packing 24 grams of blak tar heroin into a bean and cheese burrito, news came yesterday that the law had been served -- and not from a steam table. 27-year-old Henry Marin, a sheriff's deputy who once appeared as something of a bumbling ... More >>
The sheriff's deputy accused of smuggling a heroin-stuffed burrito into a courthouse lockup admitted today that he did it.
Henry Marin, 27, pleaded no contest to bringing the most relaxing, tortilla-based foodstuff ever to jail, according to the L.A. County District Attorney's office.
The exact co ... More >>
Could L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca finally be turning the Sheriff's Department on its head, in an effort to save whatever scraps of reputation he has left after a year of beaten inmates, ACLU lawsuits, deputies gone rogue and a horrendously botched probe into Miramonte Elementary's alleged sex monst ... More >>
If you keep up with the LAPD police blotter, or perhaps are just are a civic-minded Mexican food enthusiast, you may have heard about the Los Angeles County deputy who was recently charged with trying to smuggle a bean and cheese burrito filled with heroin into the Airport Courthouse. Yes, you read ... More >>
The Smoking GunA different heroin burrito, from a different smuggle attempt. Because this kind of thing apparently happens often?Forget cellphones. The hot new item for L.A. County Sheriff's deputies to smuggle into jail on behalf of inmates is:
Heroin. Wrapped in a burrito.
According to a ... More >>