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2152638 2038-01-18 05:00:00.0 UTC 2038-01-18T00:00:00.000-05:00 2013-11-15 20:03:27.0 UTC 2013-11-15T15:03:27.000-05:00 the-5-weirdest-things-that-happened-in-tampa-bay-this-week published 2013-11-15 20:02:28.0 UTC 2013-11-15T15:02:28.000-05:00 news/bizarre DTI 114103743 Welcome to another edition of off-the-wall news compiled by the editors of tampabay.com. Just when it seemed like much too normal a week, along came these gems. 1. A Dade City teacher was arrested for throwing stones at a neighbor's house. Apparently, though, there weren't any sticks handy. 2. A Pasco middle-schooler made the honor roll and his mom was upset. Seems the kid had a D on his report card and she thought it sent the wrong message. Pasco school officials agreed and enacted a new policy. 3. A Trinity man has been accused of impersonating a police officer at the Dunkin' Donuts. Because any police officer would risk their job for a doughnut discount by waving a gun around, right? 4. How low can you go? Police are seeking a man who burglarized a Tampa day care center. Hope the take of $30 and a computer was worth the shame you will endure when caught. 5. Technically this happened in an Ohio courtroom, but did you get a look at Bobby Thompson's appearance during the closing days of his trial for fraud? That HAIR! And weirder, his attorneys presented no defense. Nada. Zip. Zero. No wonder the jury had a slam dunk for conviction. Times staff writer News, Bizarre, breaking-news, top-news, news-nav The 5 weirdest things that happened in Tampa Bay this week AGLOVERN 5weirdestthings111513.web 1 /resources/images/dti/2013/11/Thompson1_11933433.jpg /resources/images/dti/rendered/2013/11/Thompson1_11933433_4col.jpg/resources/images/dti/rendered/2013/11/Thompson1_11933433_8col.jpg 2 /resources/images/dti/2013/11/thompson2_11933437.jpg /resources/images/dti/rendered/2013/11/thompson2_11933437_4col.jpg/resources/images/dti/rendered/2013/11/thompson2_11933437_8col.jpg 3 /resources/images/dti/2013/11/thompson3_11933439.jpg /resources/images/dti/rendered/2013/11/thompson3_11933439_4col.jpg/resources/images/dti/rendered/2013/11/thompson3_11933439_8col.jpg true templatedata/tampabaytimes/StaffArticle/data/2013/11/15/114103743-the-5-weirdest-things-that-happened-in-tampa-bay-this-week StaffArticle news,bizarreBizarre FloridaWelcome to another edition of off-the-wall news compiled by the editors of tampabay.com. Just when it seemed like much too normal a week, along came these gems.News, Bizarre, breaking-news, top-news, news-navNews, Bizarre, breaking-news, top-news, news-nav<span style="display:none;" class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Tampa Bay Times</span></span><a rel="item-license" href="/universal/user_agreement.shtml">&#169; 2016 Tampa Bay Times</a><br /><br />Times staff writer 2275559 2016-05-02 09:30:00.0 UTC 4 Months Ago what-you-need-to-know-for-monday--may-2 news The DayStarter: This week's top things to do, a #GiveDayTampaBay guide and birthday pics of Britain's Princess Charlotte StaffArticle 2264093 2016-02-04 15:40:49.0 UTC 7 Months Ago on-the-town-for-week-of-feb-5 news/humaninterest On the town for week of Feb. 5 StaffArticle 2268265 2016-03-07 17:12:35.0 UTC 6 Months Ago temperatures-will-reach-near-record-highs-in-tampa-bay-this-week news/weather Temperatures will reach near-record highs around Tampa Bay this week StaffArticle <p></p> <p>Welcome to another edition of off-the-wall news compiled by the editors of tampabay.com. Just when it seemed like much too normal a week, along came these gems.</p> <p><br /><br />1. A Dade City teacher was arrested for <b><a href="http://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/crime/dade-city-teacher-arrested-for-throwing-sto nes/2152377">throwing stones</a></b> at a neighbor's house. Apparently, though, there weren't any sticks handy.</p> <p></p> <p></p> <p>2. A Pasco middle-schooler made the honor roll and his mom was upset. Seems the kid had a D on his report card and she thought it <a href="http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/low-grades-temper-mothers-enthusiasm-over-sons-h onor-roll-performance/2152075"><b>sent the wrong message</b></a>. Pasco school officials agreed and <b><a href="http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/no-honor-roll-without-all-as-and-bs-pasco-superintendent-browning-says/2152434">enacted a new policy</a></b>.</p> <p></p> <p></p> <p>3. A Trinity man has been accused of <b><a href="http://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/crime/pasco-deputies-accuse-man-of-impersonating-officer-at-dunkin-donuts/2152207">impersonating a police officer</a></b> at the Dunkin' Donuts. Because any police officer would risk their job for a doughnut discount by waving a gun around, right?</p> <p></p> <p></p> <p>4. How low can you go? Police are seeking a man who<b> <a href="http://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/crime/police-seek-man-who-burglarized-tampa-day-care-center/2152408">burglarized a Tampa day care center</a></b>. Hope the take of $30 and a computer was worth the shame you will endure when caught.</p> <p></p> <p></p> <p>5. Technically this happened in an Ohio courtroom, but did you get a look at <a href="http://www.tampabay.com/news/courts/criminal/navy-veterans-trial-resumes-bobby-thompson-to-testify-in-his-own-defense/2151997"><b>Bobby Thompson's appearance</b> </a>during the closing days of his trial for fraud? That HAIR! And weirder, his attorneys presented no defense. Nada. Zip. Zero. No wonder the jury had a slam dunk <b><a href="http://www.tampabay.com/news/courts/criminal/us-navy-veterans-association-charity-fraud-trial-ends-with-bobby-thompson/2152382">for conviction</a></b>.</p> <p></p>trueruntime2016-08-30 05:33:01