crime

26 Apr 2018

Cracking Open A Cold Case: The Golden State Killer and The Legacy of Michelle McNamara

Joseph DeAngelo. If you don’t know that name, you will soon enough. Yesterday, April 25th, 72 year old Joseph DeAngelo was arrested in connection with a cold case that rocked the Bay area for a decade from 1976 to 1986. For a decade, the man known as The Original Night

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21 Mar 2018

Guy Returns $15,000 In Lost Checks to Laundry Locker, Gets Nothing

It’s not every day you find $15,000 worth of other people’s checks randomly sitting in a recycling bin. It’s even more unusual when you happen to be living in a van. But that’s exactly what happened to BrokeAssStuart.com reader Jacob Young, who did promptly return the entire 15 grand of

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01 Nov 2017

Fraud, Identity Theft & the Dark Side of the Sharing Economy

Fraud, Identity Theft & the Dark Side of the Sharing Economy or How I invited a thief into my home with an app Guest post by Jonathan Crawford We put a lot of trust into the services & apps we use. When you think about it, we let strangers into our homes

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08 Jun 2017

Founder of Rocket Dog Rescue Mugged, Thieves Steal Donations Meant for Rocket Dog

I got a message from a reader today informing me that Pali Boucher, founder of Rocket Dog Rescue, was violently mugged last night. Besides her personal belongings the thieves also got away with all the donations she’d collected at a Rocket Dog fundraiser earlier in the evening. For those unfamiliar, Rocket

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05 Feb 2016

Missing Furry Costume Found by Homeless Woman

This has been quite a week for heroics from the homeless community in San Francisco. First a homeless man helps capture fugitives from Southern California and today I got word that a homeless woman rescued the missing Zarafa costume. If you recall from earlier this week, someone in SoMa burgled

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31 Jan 2016

San Francisco Furries Now Targets for Robbery

This is obviously the kind of news people rely on BrokeAssStuart.com for. This morning I received an email from Smashwolf, a local Bay Area Furry, saying that he and his friends are being targeted for robberies. when asked Smashwolf defined Furries as, “Fans of ‘anthropomorphic’ animals (animals with human traits like

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12 Apr 2011

From the Bowels of Jury Duty

I have recently returned from a voyage through time and space. Or at least what felt like it. For the past three weeks, mentally, I have been trapped in a world revolving around 850 Bryant. And during regular business hours, physically, that’s where you’d have found me. I learned first

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