There's no such thing as the perfect crime, but some criminals are clearly more perfect than others. According to UT San Diego, a man wearing latex gloves and sunglasses recently strolled into a Chase Bank in San Diego, pointed a gun at a teller and began demanding money. The teller wisely obliged, handing over $2,920 in cash before the robber took to his vehicle and fled in a white Ford Expedition. Onlookers were quick to jot down the vehicle's vanity license plate, which read ALMDUDE. It didn't take police long to track down the vehicle's owner, 27-year-old Robert Alm.

While we're not surprised to hear of a their using their own vehicle to flee a crime scene, using one with vanity plates proudly proclaiming the thief's name is something new. Alm has since been booked on suspicion of robbery. Police say the man is homeless and has been living in the Expedition.


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      imoore
      • 3 Years Ago
      Homeless, eh? Not for long. He's headed for the big house, where he'll have a roof over his head, three free meals a day, and get to make a whole lot of new friends (but for his sake, I just hope he's not one of those "reel purty boys"). Oh, and he won't have to worry about gas for a long time.
      dreadcthulhu01
      • 3 Years Ago
      Complete idiot. Everyone knows you are supposed to use a white Ford BRONCO to run from the police. That way, even they catch you, the jury will let you off. Then you just watch out for civil suits, and don't do any other crimes without the white Bronco chase first.
      mds308
      • 3 Years Ago
      Now he can make some new license plates for his homeless SUV.
      Ogre
      • 3 Years Ago
      I thought California banned the "BNK-RBBR" plate? Maybe it just said "STPD-A$$"
      CruzControl
      • 3 Years Ago
      lol
      Big Daddy
      • 3 Years Ago
      Correction. He used to be homeless.
        Krishan Mistry
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Big Daddy
        Now he will get free shelter, food, and basic services. I honestly think going to prison for robbery is an upgrade from being a hobo.
      chicobird
      • 3 Years Ago
      Gun? check, gloves? check, sunglasses? check, getaway car? check...hmm what the hell am I missing?
        JamesJ
        • 3 Years Ago
        @chicobird
        Reminds me of an episode of America's Dumbest Criminals. Mask? check, gun? check, getaway car? check, getaway route? check, gas for your getaway car????
      Alphonso Carioti
      • 3 Years Ago
      Idiot.
      edmigol
      • 3 Years Ago
      Will be interesting to follow this case. He may go to jail and be dumped on the street in half a year because of overcrowding. Who knows?
      jemteku
      • 3 Years Ago
      The next contestant to feel the brutality of the Darwin Awards. Good grief, what an idiot. ha ha... :oD
      suziebisback
      • 3 Years Ago
      ROFL... MORON!!!!
      Buckingham's
      • 3 Years Ago
      Another brainiac criminal.
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