Did you hear the one about the man taking a bath in his front yard? How about the one where a man threatened to inject people with HIV?
2016 saw its fair share of absurd crimes around the Valley, so we compiled 10 of the craziest since January.
Take a look at some of the weird headlines below:
Phoenix PD: Burglar caught wearing clothes he stole from a 2-year-old
Court records show that a 45-year-old man was caught hiding in an apartment, wearing the clothing of the victims' 2-year-old daughter. Click here to read more.
Mesa cop finds thief stealing from arcade machine with his arm still inside
The man was found on his knees with a flashlight in one hand and his other hand still inside the machine he was stealing from. Click here to read more.
Woman arrested for practicing dentistry without license in Phoenix apartment
Court records show that the unlicensed dentist had been using the apartment as her office for the past two years. Click here to read more.
Records: Undocumented immigrant posed as dead veteran to get VA, Social Security benefits
Goodyear man kills, burns family dog in smoker; says "The devil made me do it"
A Goodyear father reportedly sacrificed his family dog because he was upset over his daughter's shirt. Click here to read more.
Phoenix squatter demands to speak with Floyd Mayweather after arrest
A Phoenix man, squatting in a house for sale, demanded to speak with boxing champion Floyd Mayweather after his arrest. Click here to read more.
Phoenix man has online relationship with '15-year-old,' invites her to his home to 'do dishes'
PD: Phoenix man takes bath in front yard
Court records show that on August 16 neighbors near 39th Avenue and McDowell Road got an eye full as a man thought it would be good to bathe in his front yard. Click here to read more.
Police: Stranger enters woman's Mesa home, eats her food, uses her shower, and sleeps in her bed
Mesa PD: Man threatens to shoot victims with tranquilizer gun filled with HIV
A man from Payson reportedly threatened to infect Mesa residents with HIV while demanding money from them. Click here to read more.