Most crimes, no matter how crazy they are, tend to be pretty cut and dry. If a bunch of guys rob a bank it’s because they want money, or if someone murders a guy it’s probably because of revenge or some strange compulsion. But the bizarre crimes on this list happened without any rhyme or reason, which makes them even stranger than they already were. Whether the criminals collected here are sticking their brothers in a birdcage for two decades, or killing beauty queens, they never said why they committed the crimes, and it makes their story even weirder. But don’t worry, the crime stories on this list aren’t all super serious machete murders, some of them are your run of the mill trout thefts. Prepare to lose all your faith in humanity as you read about these super weird crimes committed for no reason.A lot of the funny crimes detailed on this list are full of the kind of crazy go nuts logic that you tend to find in the deepest depths of a psychiatric asylum. A lot of the stories here are waist deep in the kind of criminals that seem to pull their transgressions out of a hat in the morning and hope for the best. If you’re looking for brilliant criminal masterminds, you’re not going to find them here, but you are going to find some of the weirdest crimes that were committed for no reason. Read up on these weird crimes that didn’t have a motive, and don’t forget that it’s a weird world out there.
Man Throws a Live Alligator Through a Drive-Thru Window
While making a stop at the drive-thru of his local Wendy's a man threw a three-foot-long alligator that he found on the side of the road through the restaurant's window. US Marshals took the man into custody and released the alligator back into the wild.
The Watcher House
In 2015 one of the strangest cases in modern history appeared on the weird news scene when a letter was mailed to the new owners of a home. The letter contained such creepy statements as, “My grandfather watched the house in the 1920s and my father watched in the 1960s. It is now my time,” and “I asked the Woods [the previous owners] to bring me young blood.” The whole thing is kind of amazing and creepy, but no information about who the watcher might be or why they're sending out letters has come to light.
Naked Peeping Tom Wearing Reagan Mask Caught on Camera
On New Year's Eve in Vestavia Hills, a man wearing nothing but a Ronald Reagan mask and a sock was caught on camera snooping around a house. One of the people who lives at the house caught the peeping tom while he was taking out the trash and scared him off. "Maybe we spooked him off enough [to] not go to another house and [to] not do it again."
Man Locked in a Pigeon Cage for 20 Years by His Siblings
In late 2015 Spanish police were investigating a brother and sister when they discovered a third sibling who had been kept in a dovecote since 1996, with nothing but a bucket for a toilet.