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September 30, 2013

His name was Mud: Criminals with strangely appropriate names

You've seen plenty of strange criminal mugshots and heard plenty of bizarre stories. But what's in a name? If you're one of these offenders, a predisposition to get arrested, apparently. Check out this list of accidentally incriminating names.

Conor P. Fudge

Fudge, 25, reportedly entered an Iowa City ice cream parlor and made off with more than $500 worth of cakes, ice cream and cash, according to a police criminal complaint.

Source: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Joseph Moron

Aurora (Colo.) police arrested him in March 2011 after his girlfriend lodged a complaint alleging he had assaulted her. He also faced a variety of felony charges stemming from previous domestic violence incidents.

Source: KUSA

Draco Slaughter

Slaughter, 75, was arrested in Ronkonkoma, N.Y., and charged with falsely reporting an incident after he allegedly told a flight attendant a bag belonging to him contained a bomb. No explosive devices were found but the plane, which was bound for West Palm Beach, Fla., was delayed for two hours while authorities inspected it.

Source: New York Daily News

Dalcapone Alpaccino Morris

Morris was indicted in Montgomery County, Ohio, in 2009 on a felony charges of murder, felonious assault, kidnapping and aggravated robbery. He had also been indicted the previous year on a cocaine possession charge.

Source: Dayton Daily News

Donald Duck

Police arrested Duck, 51, in Massillon, Ohio, and charged him with DUI after he pulled into a drive-through pizzeria and repeatedly bumped the car in front of him. It was Duck's fifth DUI arrest.

Source: WEWS

Beezow Doo-Doo Zopittybop-Bop-Bop

Born Jeffrey Drew Wilschke, he legally changed his name in October 2011, then was arrested in early 2012 in Madison, Wis., and charged with carrying a concealed weapon, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and a probation violation.

Source: Huffington Post

Leonard Dickman

Dickman, 90, was arrested by Cincinnati police and charged with public indecency after exposing his genitals by raising the leg of his shorts. Dickman pleaded guilty and was placed on six months probation, including being banned from all Hamilton County parks.

Source: Fox 19

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The Iowegian wants readers to think about the solicitation ordinance that will prevent groups or individuals from entering a roadway to solicit money. The Centerville City Council in June by a 5-0 vote passed the first reading of just such an ordinance. Public pressure and during a subsequent special meeting, the council voted 3-2 to table the ordinance. A second special meeting to discuss the solicitation ordinance is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 at City Hall. So, the question of the week is, "Do you or do you not support the ordinance to prevent solicitation of funds in city streets?"

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