Valentine’s Day is supposed to be the most romantic day of the year, the one day where we all gorge ourselves on roses and chocolate covered strawberries in the comfort of our lovers. But for some, February 14 is the perfect day for a crime spree. The shocking transgressions on this list of Valentine’s crimes cover all the standard crime bases: theft, murder, and shooting your estranged stepson with a crossbow. Who knows what it is that makes that one special day in February the perfect storm for criminal activity? Maybe some of the criminals on this list didn’t have anything better to do than rob a Subway on Valentine’s, which is kind of sad when you think about it. Curl up on a bearskin rug in front of the fire with your lover and check out this list of 22 shocking Valentine’s Day crimes – Just don’t get any ideas.
What would you do for love? Break out of state prison to meet up with your best girl? Smash up the car of your ex’s new flame? If either of those options appeals to you then you’re going to love the lovefools in this collection of Valentine’s crime stories (Valencrimes?) full of men and women acting like insane people once they get bitten by the love bug. If you need a cheap Valentine’s date, order a pizza, call your bae, and pull up the stories on this list. Hopefully you’re a good kisser.