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‘Google Me,’ Former Miss Teen Delaware Snaps At Arresting Officer

Melissa "Google me" King. (Photo: TFM/Cops)

Here’s a report straight out of the “Made for Betabeat” crime blotter: University of Arkansas student–and former Miss Teen Delaware–Melissa King was arrested Saturday night and allegedly told officers, “Google me,” when she couldn’t remember simple facts about herself.

The incident happened around midnight at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE for short, you GDI’s) at the Fayetteville campus. Ms. King, a former beauty queen who lost her crown because of a sex tape scandal, was charged with criminal trespassing.  Read More

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Dummy Faces Federal Charges For Shining a Laser at a Police Chopper

You'll shoot someone's eye out. (Photo:

Blowing up illegal fireworks at your Fourth of July party is one thing, but pointing a green laser at a police helicopter is going over the line. Westchester County resident Philip Avery Putter is now facing federal charges after he got overzealous with his laser.

Mr. Putter allegedly pointed his green laser twice toward the chopper, leaving both pilots temporarily blinded, according to the FBI as reported by WNBC-TV on Thursday. He was arrested when the pilots radioed police that were patrolling the grounds of the Kensico Dam Fireworks show located him waving it. Read More

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Teen Opens Beats By Dre Headphones, Finds Tuna Instead

Why? (Photo: KCPQ-TV)

Tunes, tuna, tuna, tunes– they at least sound similar. A father in Washington ordered his daughter a set of Beats by Dre headphones for Christmas, however she found cans of the smelly fish.

Steve Lopez told KCPQ-TV that he ordered a set of the pricey headphones from Walmart’s website on Black Friday. However, when his 14-year-old daughter, Carmen, opened the box last week, she found four tins of tuna fish inside. Read More