20 Crimes Caught on Google Street View

With Big Brother — er, Google watching, no crime is hidden from view. Here are just a few instances of crime and punishment caught on its Street View feature.

1. Reckless Driving

reckless driving
“I didn’t realize this was a no parking tree.”

reckless driving
Mildly Reprehensible Knievel.

reckless driving
Timmy made extra money working as a bicycle airbag.

2. Burglary/Theft

Burglary/Theft
Either this is Spiderman’s laundry day, or this guy’s trying to break in.

Burglary/Theft
It’s awfully nice of him to steal a bicycle for his imaginary friend.

Burglary/Theft
I’m thinking that’s not the Staples parking lot.

3. Vandalism/Destruction of Property

Vandalism/Destruction of Property
Short on money, Joe tried deserpately to paint an ATM.

Vandalism/Destruction of Property
Before she buys a car, she kicks the tires…and the door…and the side-view mirror…and the salesman.

4. Public Intoxication

Public Intoxication
In his defense, that light pole would fall down if he wasn’t there.

Public Intoxication
Few have seen the alley behind Sesame Street.

Public Intoxication
The park: where everybody knows your name.

5. Assault and Battery

Assault and Battery
This beatdown went on for 16 units!

Assault and Battery
Practicing for their middle school production of Rocky III.

Assault and Battery
Never too young to commit a felony.

6. Indecent Exposure

Indecent Exposure
Trying to build up her resume for that Girls Gone Wild application.

7. Brandishing a Deadly Weapon

Brandishing a Weapon
We’re pretty sure this is a toy gun.

Brandishing a Weapon
This, on the other hand…

Brandishing a Weapon
“There can be only one!”

8. Illegal Parking

Illegal Parking
Unless this is a hover car, it isn’t going anywhere anytime soon.

Illegal Parking
“The white curb is for gelato loading and unloading only…”

Illegal Parking
Citation for Driving a Vespa While Male.

9. Prostitution

Prostitution
Even Cinderella was hurt by the recession.

Prostitution
Must be the car.

Prostitution
Hooker? I hardly know her!

10. Joyriding

Joyriding
OK, this is a Google Earth photo, but it’s clear that someone’s taking their frustrations out on a baseball field.

11. Underage Smoking

Joyriding
Blurring your hair won’t hide your shame.

12. Speeding

Speeding
Busted.

Speeding
Erik Estrada don’t play that.

Speeding
“I’m sorry ma’am, this is a no Schwinn situation.”

13. Drug Dealing

Drug Dealing
That car was made for buying drugs.

Drug Dealing
Obviously peddling crack.

14. Jaywalking

Jaywalking
Not using a crosswalk…

Jaywalking
Not waiting for the light…

Jaywalking
Not living in reality.

15. Lewd Behavior

Lewd Behavior
I don’t wanna know what’s going on here…OK, maybe I do.

Lewd Behavior
Can’t you at least wait ’til you get home to blow it up?

16. Failure to Obey a Street Sign

Failure to Obey a Street Sign
The Google car is apparently above the law.

17. Arson?

Arson
Aftermath of the Great Tulip Riot of ’07.

Arson
What fire?

18. Public Urination

Arson
A menage-a-tinkle.

Public Urination
“The bush was on fire.”

Public Urination
Guilty.

19. Stalking

Stalking
“Soon, that sarong will be mine…”

20. Unspecified Offenses

Unspecified Offenses
“Sir, your rims are just too shiny.”

Unspecified Offenses
“I swear, someone put that construction cone in my pants.”

Unspecified Offenses
When the police station runs out of coffee, 7-11 gets shut down.

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  • jessie

    how did you get unblured pics?

  • kevin martin

    This is STUPID!!

  • christianudesen

    my favorite was the police coffe 7-11 thing