Shark Theft – Weirdness Wednesdays January 23, 2019

The latest and most likely one of the weirdest things that I have found to this point, and worthy of being a Weirdness Wednesday candidate. It’s an old story from mid-2018, but it was the weirdest thing I found as I was searching WordPress using “weird” as a search term.

Thank you to The Totebag for posting about this weird news: Weird News: Shark theft — The Totebag. The post was originally published in December 2018 and reports on a story from July 2018. One of the funnier comments I have seen in a while is The Totebag: 

Felony. Imagine the conversations in jail… “I’m in for stealing a shark.”

The following links are found on the blog linked above: and

I found a few other mentions:, (Google Search using Shark, Theft, Baby Stroller for search terms). Several YouTube videos using the same search terms as I used for Google Search:

As much as I want to think this is the weirdest thing out there, I would hazard a guess this is pretty tame compared to some of what others have seen or blogged about.

I didn’t read why they stole the shark because I can’t think of a good reason to steal a shark.


About Wichita Genealogist

Originally from Gulfport, Mississippi. Live in Wichita, Kansas now. I suffer Bipolar I, ultra-ultra rapid cycling, mixed episodes. Blog on a variety of topics - genealogy, DNA, mental health, among others. Let's
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