It's evidently the fear criminals experience during and immediately after their illegal acts that causes them to do some really dumb stuff.

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It’s either that or they just weren’t very bright to begin with.

If you recall, it was just this past Sunday when Caddo deputies arrested a Springhill man for the burglary of a business on Mansfield Road. And the crazy part is that they arrested him in the attic of the same place he was accused of burglarizing.

Another Idiot Criminal Is In The News Now

And now, thanks to klfy.com, we have another case to support our argument.

In their story, we learn that the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office was recently called to the scene on I-310 in St. Rose to respond to reports of a man sitting high in a tree as he tried to flag down passing drivers.

Photo from St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office
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Turns out that our rocket scientist wasn’t there just to demonstrate his squirrel-like abilities, he told deputies that he was actually on the run from a police department.

Our Tree Hugging Suspect Was Evidently Telling The Truth

According to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, we see that as the deputies continued their investigation they found that indeed the suspect had fled from another local agency “in a vehicle they found abandoned along I-310.”

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Once the St. Rose Volunteer Fire Department successfully rescued the male and the St. Charles Parish Emergency Medical Services checked him out for injuries, he was immediately taken into custody.

I rest my case on the presumed intellect of these criminals.

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