Eating chips, kidnapping a spider and bad sex: Five of the most bizarre reasons people have been arrested

Stealing three chips
Holding a spider hostage
Bad sex
Pretending to be a ghost
Assault by banana

Under any other circumstances, this wouldn't be a crime. But a police officer in Washington D.C took his annoyance at a women who allegedly stole three of his chips to a whole new level by booking her for second-degree theft. A criminal record over three chips - makes you wonder about the world, really

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

After news that a man had been arrested for eating chips, we thought we'd delve into the police records to find other equally bizarre reasons for detentions.

Some of the stuff we found was shocking and hilarious in equal measure - so we thought we'd share it with you.

It was a tough job to whittle all those bizarre arrests down to a top five, but we managed to do it. So click on the slideshow to check them out.