Stupid Criminals: The “Lighter Makes Fire” Edition

It’s called “natural selection” for a reason:

MUKWONAGO, Wis. (AP) – Police said a man was arrested after he used a cigarette lighter while trying to siphon gasoline from a van. The man, who was visiting friends, went to drive home early Saturday but realized that he didn’t have enough gas in his SUV.

Police said the man tried to siphon the gas with help from another woman, but he couldn’t see how much gas was in the container, so he used the lighter to check.

A blast of fire burned his hands and caused nearby residents to call police.

Gas + Ignited Lighter = MORE fire.  Just sayin.

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