In this world, there are foolish people, there are dumb people and then there are people who somehow fail to utilize their common sense and end up reaching a new level of stupidity. The line between security and idle threats seems to be blurred to them. Yes, it is better to be safe than sorry but sometimes you don’t need to overreact regarding the simplest of stuff. Listed below are some of the ridiculous catastrophes that were caused by people who tried avoiding them;
5. SWAT invasion went wrong
Last year in Evansville, Indiana the local police received multiple threats online. The threats were nothing but your usual internet trolls. However, the police department had enough and tracked down the IP address. The address was registered to three different houses and despite getting advice to let the matter go, the police force sent a SWAT team to capture the “internet criminal”. The SWAT ended up throwing flash bombs and breaking into a wrong house which had two elderly women. Yes, they invaded the wrong house for a petty matter.