Category Archives: Dumbass Awards

Drunk guy leaves baby at train station

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A man who cops say appeared drunk stumbled off from a Staten Island, New York train station, apparently forgetting that he had his 8-month-old daughter in tow. Police say Eduardo Garcia, 23, of the 5400 block of Arthur Kill Road, appeared intoxicated when they were summoned to the scene shortly after 3 a.m. A woman […]

Man brings toddler to crack deal

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Personally we like to go alone to crack deals — 2-year-olds just slow you down. An Englewood man who allegedly brought his toddler son on a crack-cocaine buy earlier this month has been arrested for various drug offenses, according to the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies arrested Douglas Sterrett, 48, in the parking lot of […]

Baby left in car while parents booze it up

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A couple in Clarksville, Tennessee is being charged with leaving their infant in a hot car while they went drinking inside a bar. Hey, guys, there are these places called LIQUOR STORES, that actually allow you to purchase alcohol and TAKE IT HOME, you know, so your baby can be in her crib while you […]

Mom charged for letting toddler ride with head out sunroof

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As if it isn’t bad enough to be driving around with your 2-year-old not in a car seat, one brainiac then even let her kid stick her head out of the sunroof. Deborah Devino is charged with reckless endangerment and operating a motor vehicle with a child unrestrained. Police say a witness saw Devino get […]

Teen accused of sending LSD-laced cookies to cops

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We’re guessing this kid isn’t the high school valedictorian. A teenager is suspected of delivering baskets of drug-laced treats to about a dozen police departments in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, according to police who charged him Tuesday with LSD possession. At least three officers have gotten sick. The 18-year-old man was arrested after taking cookies […]

Father charged with neglect after baby drowns

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A man is being charged with child neglect after he allegedly left his 5-month-old son in the bathtub alone and the baby drowned. When police arrived at the home, paramedics had already taken the 5-month-old baby and were in route to Charleston Area Medical Center’s Women and Children’s Hospital. The child’s father, Vereen Edward Taylor, […]

Bank sends debit cards to kids

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A manager at Lloyds TSB bank in the U.K. had a “brilliant” marketing idea — send debit cards to kids as young as 11 years old. The real kicker is that they sent the cards without notifying parents or asking for their permission. Politicians and debt groups are up in arms, with Vince Cable, the […]

Toddlers finger nearly bit off by crazy monkey

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There are so many things wrong with this story…where to start?…a toddler in Queens, New York, had her finger near bitten off by her neighbors pet monkey. The neighbors were cited for having an illegal pet. The monkey is scheduled to be put down. Why? Because it went ape-sh*t. The owners of the NYC mad […]

Girl blames kiss for DUI

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Guess Gianna is the type of girl to kiss and tell. After she was pulled over and later slapped with a DUI, she blamed a previous kiss with a drunken boy with transferring the illegal blood alcohol level to her. So, not only is she dumb, but apparently she thinks the rest of us are […]

Baby left in car while mom gets her hair done

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Somehow a mom felt it was appropriate to leave her baby in her car while she got her hair colored, a process which takes about 90 minutes and now she’s shocked that the police are involved. SONORA, Calif. – A 21-year-old Sonora woman admits she made a mistake when she left her infant son in […]

7 year old girl finds gun and accidently shoots mother

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MT is filing this under the Dumbass awards since the mother left a pistol on her nightstand while sleeping. The fact that her 7 year old daughter picked up (out of curiosity) and the gun went off, twice, is absolutely not her fault, but the fault of the mother. Why not just leave a granade […]

Baby put up for bid on Ebay

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“I’ll buy that for a dollar!” Although the parents are claiming it was just a joke, authorities aren’t laughing… BERLIN — Authorities in southern Germany have taken custody of a 7-month-old boy after his parents posted an ad on eBay offering to sell him for one euro, or about $1.60. Police spokesman Peter Hieber says […]

8 year old arrested for arson

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Okay, how in the world can you hold an 8 year old accountable for doing something that she cannot fully comprehend? They should arrest her parents for their lack of supervision. How does an 8 year old have that much autonomy anway? I think all involved, the parents and the police qualify for the “dumbass […]

Mom who left infant in car skates

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A mother who left her 2-month-old alone in the car outside Babies ‘R Us (hold up — isn’t that somewhere you actually might want to bring a baby??) is not going to be charged with a crime. Shortly after 11 a.m., police were called to the Route 114 store after another customer noticed the baby […]

Australian man buckles in beer, not kid

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Well, in his defense, it *was* Foster’s, the “Amber Nectar”. Constable Wayne Burnett said he was “shocked and appalled” when he pulled over the unregistered car Friday in the central Australian town of Alice Springs. The 30-can beer case was strapped in between two adults sitting in the back seat of the car. The child […]

Parents board plane without toddler

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It’s Home Alone Part 6. Talk about “mommy brain” — a mom and dad hopped on a flight to Winnepeg, Canada, and oops! They forgot their toddler in Vancouver. “We had 10 minutes before boarding,” [father, Jun Parreno] said. “We were running for the gate.” Parreno thought his son, J.M., was with his wife and […]

Mom sues after toddler steps in dog poop

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And who says we have an overly litigious society? Pshaw. A Mahopac mom filed a $100 claim against Norwalk, saying her family outing was ruined when her toddler stepped in dog poop. Kelly DeBrocky said she had to throw out her toddler’s soiled shoes after the 1-year-old boy stepped in dog feces outside the city-owned […]

Toddler drinks GHB

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Hey, kids, here’s a tip from your pals at MT — if you’re thirsty and your mama’s a dumbass crack whore, better just go get some water out of the faucet. A 3-year-old girl was hospitalized, and her mother and a friend were arrested Sunday, after the girl drank from a bottle that contained GHB, […]

Couple left baby in car to watch Kentucky Derby

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A couple in Southampton, New York are being charged with child endangerment for leaving their 2-month-old in the car while they went into an OTB to watch the Kentucky Derby. And the brainiac mom can’t figure out that she did anything wrong: Krystal Rose Downes, later told officers she thought her infant was safe enough […]

Mom shoots 8 year old daughter for a dollar

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A “mother” (and we use the term loosely here) shot her 8 year old daughter in the leg in order to win a buck after being dared by her boyfriend that she wouldn’t do it. The mother happily obliged after drinking a 6-pack or more, and shot her daughter in the leg with a BB […]

Calfornia couple leaves toddler in car while shopping

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What we don’t get when we hear these kinds of stories, is why the parents thought that nobody would notice a small child alone in a car while you shop at the mall. And on top of it, these knuckleheads didn’t even bother to lock the doors! Authorities say the boy’s mother, 20-year-old Mauriel Mercado, […]

Children abandoned in car

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OK, we realize there were perhaps extenuating circumstances, but here’s our parenting tip of the day: it’s usually not a good idea to leave your children alone in a car by the side of the road. An infant and a 1-year-old were left alone in a car Wednesday morning when their mother went to get […]

Parents fight over which gang their preschooler should join

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What a bunch of hose-heads…. COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — A couple fighting about which gang their 4-year-old toddler should join caused a public disturbance that resulted in the father’s arrest, Commerce City police said Thursday. On Saturday, Joseph Manzanares stormed into the Hollywood Video store where his girlfriend worked, threatened to kill her and knocked […]

Grandmother burned when children put cans in oven

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I would hesitate to suggest that Granny was actually babysitting or watching the tots as one of them (or several of them), ages 1 – 4, were allowed enough unsupervised time to stick aerosol cans in an oven which exploded. Where was Granny??? Unfortunatley, Granny did get hurt during the explosion. Pompano Beach – A […]

11-year-old drives Grandma's car into pool

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You know, when we were 14 we took our dad’s car out for a little joy ride while he and our mom were working late hours. Little did we know that the gas gauge was broken, and we ran out of gas on the side of the highway. Boy, was *that* ever an awkward phone […]