NASCAR CHEERIOS JACKET POPULAR WITH THE CRIMINAL SET

Dale Earnhardt Jr. fans aren't the only ones robbing America blind these days. A man in a NASCAR jacket that had a logo for Cheerios, which sponsors Clint Bowyer and used to sponsor Bobby Labonte, was part of a two-man team that robbed a home in Erie, Pa., last week. A neighbor called the police when the men dropped a television while they were trying to jump a fence in the backyard of the residence. So maybe they were Earnhardt fans after all. The NASCAR Cheerios jacket is proving to be popu ...

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EARNHARDT FAN ROBS GEORGIA BANK

Ladies and gentlemen, it has become abundantly clear that our nation's heartland has fallen victim to a massive Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Sr. fan crime spree. On Friday, Sept. 25, a man in a No. 3 Dale Earnhardt Sr. baseball hat (pictured above) robbed a Bank of America in Lawrenceville, Ga. This latest Earnhardt-related robbery comes on the heels of similar robberies this summer in Memphis, New Jersey and Salt Lake City, as well as even more horrifying Earnhardt fan atrocities in Indiana and Michi ...

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‘EARNHARDT JR.’ BANK ROBBER CAUGHT

Remember the guy who robbed a Memphis credit union this summer while wearing a No. 88 NASCAR hat? According to the Memphis Commercial Appeal, the "Dale Earnhardt Jr." bank robber struck again last week at the same credit union. David Tidwell, 41, is now under arrest. How clueless is this guy? He had an account at the credit union he robbed twice. I know. It's clearly a Dale Jarrett hat, but the Commercial Appeal calls him an Earnhardt fan. For what it's worth, he robbed like Earnhar ...

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POLICE CALLED TO SETTLE NASCAR DEBATE BETWEEN WISCONSIN MEN

Police were called to an Eau Claire, Wis., residence at 2:30 a.m. recently after neighbors reported a possible fight on the premises. When police arrived at the scene, they heard arguing, let themselves in (Fourth Amendment? What Fourth Amendment?) and discovered four men in a heated debate over NASCAR. The 20-something dudes admitted they had been drinking and were being loud, and reportedly had a good laugh over the whole incident. Police let them off with a warning and asked them to close the ...

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NEW JERSEY POLICE RELEASE PHOTO OF EARNHARDT JR. BANK ROBBER

Turns out New Jersey police did not apprehend the Dale Earnhardt Jr. fan who robbed the Frelinghuysen branch of Lakeland Bank, as previously reported, and have released the above photo of the man they say is responsible for the Aug. 11 robbery.Police might want to start by questioning this individual:The bank teller described the robber as a white male about 6 feet tall and 200 pounds. He is in his mid-40s and has a graying goatee and a diamond-studded earring in his left ear. (Are we sure he is ...

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NASCAR FAN SHOOTS THE BIRD

And we're not talking about giving Kyle Busch the one-finger salute. A New Jersey man is accused of shooting and killing a family pet - an African grey parrot named Mikey - with a BB gun because it annoyed him while he watched a NASCAR race, specifically the Pocono race on June 7. (If you recall, that was a fuel conservation race, so the urge to shoot something was pretty overwhelming, especially if you were not a Tony Stewart fan.)Dennis Zeglin's wife called police after she heard shots and dis ...

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ANOTHER EARNHARDT JR. FAN ROBS BANK

* UPDATE: Police failed to capture the man who robbed the bank and have released this photo.  Now this is just getting silly. Yet another man wearing Dale Earnhardt Jr. garb has been linked to a bank robbery. Today police in Newton, N.J., arrested a man suspected of robbing the Frelinghuysen branch of Lakeland Bank. The New Jersey Herald reports, "Newton Police stopped an older model Ford sedan driven by a man that matched the suspect’s description, namely a white man with a goat ...

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NOW IT’S BOBBY LABONTE FANS WHO ARE COMMITTING ARMED ROBBERY

Dale Earnhardt Jr. fans aren't the only ones committing felony robberies these days. A man wearing a Bobby Labonte Cheerios jacket was part of a crew that robbed a "Check Jewelry and Loan" in Chattanooga, Tenn., on Aug. 4. Cheerios guy carried an assault rifle and ordered everyone in the store to get on the floor. No one was injured. Yesterday All Left Turns documented the rash of crimes committed by people wearing Dale Earnhardt Jr. merchandise. It is possible that the getaway driver ...

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JUNIOR POPULAR AMONG BANK ROBBERS, TOO

What's up with bank robbers wearing Dale Earnhardt Jr. merchandise? The No. 88 of NASCAR's most popular driver appears to be the "it" fashion choice for today's criminal. In June I wrote about the man in the Dale Earnhardt Jr. shirt (pictured above) who robbed a credit union in Salt Lake City. The man handed the teller a note, took the money and fled. In late July another man (pictured below) robbed a Memphis credit union while wearing a No. 88 hat. The unidentified man waited behind a ...

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EARNHARDT JR. FAN ROBS BANK

A man in a Dale Earnhardt Jr. shirt robbed a credit union in Salt Lake City on Friday. Police have released this photo. In true Earnhardt fashion, the fan fled on foot, but was lapped by several police officers before they finally slowed and apprehended him. For real, the suspect remains at large.You have to wonder about any criminal who looks through his entire wardrobe and decides a neon-green image of the tenth-highest paid athlete in the world is the inconspicuous looks he needs to pull off ...

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