Weird News: Roommate Kidnapping, Canine Kiss and Men in Elaborate Bras

Patch brings you the top weird news headlines from the week in Maryland

Reisterstown Man Charged in Roommate Kidnapping

Baltimore County Police have charged a Reisterstown man with kidnapping his roommate after an argument over money. 

Police: Burglar Left Feces on Front Porch

A burglar who stole several items from an Owings Mills home left something for the homeowners: feces.

Cross-dressing 'Models' Raise Money for Breast Cancer Patients

Several men strutted around in elaborate bras Wednesday night as part of the first-ever “Bras for the Cause” fundraiser in Edgewater, benefiting local breast cancer patients.

'Flower Thief' Still At-Large

For the past decade, "[the] elusive flower thief—described by those who think they’ve seen him as a white male in his 60s with salt-and-pepper hair—allegedly has been pinching blooms from front yards and gardens" in Washington, DC's Ward 3.

PHOTOS: Citizen Canine of the Year Visits City Council

The Gaithersburg mayor and City Council welcomed a special, four-legged guest to City Hall Monday evening to receive a proclamation.

Woman Hits Clerk With Vodka Bottle Over Change Dispute

Police said an Annapolis store clerk was hit over the head with a vodka bottle during an argument with a customer over whether he gave her correct change. 

40 Animals Seized from Pasadena Home

Animal Control officers, along with Anne Arundel County police, seized 40 live and several dead animals from a Pasadena home on Sept. 27.

Historical Graves Moved to Build Shopping Center

More than six graves of a prominent Prince George’s County family from the 1850s have been dug up and moved to make way for a shopping center in one of the largest development projects in Upper Marlboro.

A man claimed to be Jesus and accused multiple people of staring at him while at Royal Farms.

Breast Cancer Awareness Headband Causes Controversy

A Bel Air Middle School student says he was told he couldn't wear a headband to school.

Suspects Drive Van Into Store in Failed Robbery Attempt

An unknown number of suspects allegedly attempted to steal merchandise from Last Stop in Bowie after crashing into the retailer, police said.


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