10 Bizarre Excuses Lawbreakers Gave For Why They Did Their Crimes



My Role-Playing Game Character Is Responsible

A man pulled out a knife and stole panties, bras and garter belts from a store in Belfast. He told the judge he’d been playing Shadowrun and had lost the ability to tell the difference between his elf character’s life and his own real life. He said the elf character probably did it and knows where the panties are.

I’m Actually Eddie Murphy

In Virginia, a man jumped into a guy’s car and flashed a long knife at him, then robbed him after forcing him to drive. The perpetrator insisted to the victim and to the cops that he was Eddie Murphy, the actor. The real Eddie Murphy had an alibi, and so John Thomas Brown was convicted.