A look at some of those who didn't get away.
With loads of crime drama's on TV, some criminals may be good at covering their tracks these days. But not all of them. Here are Patch's picks for the top five ways to get busted for committing a crime. The following are from articles appearing on Patch sites in the west metro during 2012. 1) Leaving your cell phone (and fingerprint) at the scene of the crime. 2) Leaving behind your DNA. 3) Committing a crime while in the presence of police. 4) Possessing a distinctive stolen good. 5) Showing off on social media. What's the most interesting, weirdest or plain hilarious crime you've ever read about? Tell us in the comments section below.