Kenneth Vetter and Nissa DiPalma Busted Thanks to the Power of Facebook

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Nissa DiPalma in a photo from her Facebook page. More pics below.
Here at Schmuck of the Week HQ, we know schmuckiness when we see it, even when deciding who should receive the honor isn't easy -- and that's definitely the case with this week's tale. The most deserving person appears to be Fort Collins' Kenneth Vetter, who was busted for a parole violation under strange circumstances. But an honorable mention goes to Nissa DiPalma, a fellow FC resident whose Facebook page seems to have played an odd role in the incident -- and led to her receiving a citation, as well.

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Jason Hetke, Busted Wisconsin Pot-Candy Dad: Is Colorado or Bad Parenting to Blame?

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Jason Hetke. More photos and a video below.
Wisconsin's Jason Hetke may be our latest nominee as Schmuck of the Week, but his story contains no shortage of other candidates. That's because after he was busted for neglect and more in the wake of his teen daughter getting sick on pot candy he bought legally in Colorado, law enforcers and the media seem to be placing at least as much blame on the Mile High state as they are on Hetke's apparently schmucky parenting.

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Don't Bend Over: Michael Schwairy Busted for Taking Photo Up Teen's Skirt

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Michael Schwairy. More photos below.
When we told the disgusting story of Joshua Vohs, whose crimes included using a shoe camera to take photos up women's skirts, we hoped we'd heard the last of this particular offense. But no: Michael Schwairy, 27, has been charged with doing the same thing, albeit using a higher-tech device: an iPhone. And to make the alleged crime that much creepier, the victim was a seventeen-year-old girl.

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TV Anchor Brendan Higgins Fakes Passing Out During Drunken Bust But Can't Stop Giggling

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Brendan Higgins. More photos below.
TV anchor Brendan Higgins was a popular personality at Dallas' CBS11, helming the morning program with requisite wackiness. But his schtick didn't go over too well during a bust in Aspen earlier this month -- which is why we used the word was in referring to his status at the station. Learn why this self-described "asshole" got bounced from his gig below.

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Tyler Konecne and His Identity Were Hidden From Everyone But the Police Dog

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Tyler Konecne. More photos and an original document below.
The expression on Tyler Konecne's face in his mug shot (a full-size version is on view below) suggests that he thinks of himself as a badass -- but dumbass is more like it. Not only did he get stuck in a business' ceiling during an alleged burglary try, but when he came down in an apparent attempt to escape, he was bitten by a police dog. And while he initially succeeded in fooling the cops about his identity (the probable cause affidavit on view below refers to him by another name for most of its length), the truth was only a fingerprint away.

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Trina Chavez-Hutchins's Allegedly Schmucky Plan to Get Her Grandkids to Help Shoplift

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Trina Chavez-Hutchins. More photos and a video below.
We tend to think of grandmothers as passing along wisdom to their grandkids -- and 43-year-old Trina Chavez-Hutchins appears to have been doing just that a few days back.

In this particular case, however, the knowledge she was sharing allegedly involved helping her shoplift. Get the not-quite-heartwarming details below.

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Jody and Jacky Allard: Twins in coaching and (allegedly) child porn

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Jacky and Jody Allard. More photos below.
Twins Jody and Jacky Allard recently spent some time in Colorado -- although presumably not as much as they'd like. In recent days, they were extradited from Broomfield to Oregon to face twenty charges related to child pornography -- accusations made even creepier by their status as coaches in a youth baseball league, not to mention Jody's decade-plus teaching at a middle school. More photos and videos below.

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Dustin Guinn steals, crashes police car -- but saves family from disaster

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Dustin Guinn. Additional photos and more below.
Dustin Guinn may be our latest Schmuck of the Week nominee. But looked at a certain way, he saved a Colorado Springs couple from disaster, albeit by crashing a police car into their fence.

And by disaster, we mean the movie Waterworld.

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Update: Marquise Bridgewater, accused $400K house stealer, busted but at it again?

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One of many Marquise Bridgewater images on Photobucket. Additional pics and more below.
Update: Our most recent Schmuck of the Week has been busted -- and while she's currently free on bond, she could wind up behind bars again soon. Marquise Bridgewater is accused of using false deeds to "buy" a $400,000 house for $10. 9News is now reporting that Bridgewater surrendered to Broomfield police on the warrant in her name out of Denver last week and subsequently bonded out -- and the next day, she allegedly filed another false document signing over possession of the house-she-didn't-own to a woman in California. That could mean more charges and another arrest warrant.

As for the first one, here's how she earned it, as described in our previous Schmuck of the Week nomination.

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Ralph Barnhardt's prize for schmucky SWAT team standoff: a 240-year sentence

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Ralph Barnhardt. More photos below.
Plenty of people who achieve Schmuck of the Week status are rewarded with jail time for their efforts. But we're pretty sure the stretch Ralph Barnhardt received for his qualifying actions -- a 240 year sentence -- sets a new record.

Here's what he did to earn it.

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