Clearly These Guys Are Not Cut Out For A Life Of Crime
If you're going to commit a burglary or robbery, you don't want to be recognized. So you need a good disguise - something that hides your identity and is easy to change out of. These disguises, done with A PERMANENT MARKER, failed on both counts. From the Daily Times Herald (Carroll, Iowa):
A resident of 1844 Randall Road called 911 to report two men with their faces painted black were trying to break into an apartment.
Moments later, Carroll police officers pulled over a car matching the suspects' vehicle a couple blocks away and found the two occupants with faces blackened by a permanent marker.
Matthew Allan McNelly, 23, and Joey Lee Miller, 20, were arrested without incident.Doh! And ...
McNelly was also charged with driving while intoxicated.Curse you 911 caller! Here's the source