1. Foiled

    Man Tries to Escape Prison in Suitcase

    In this photo taken Saturday, July 2, 2011, prison inmate Juan Ramirez Tijerina is curled inside a suitcase after he tried to escape from prison with the help of his girlfriend following a conjugal visit in Chetumal, Mexico. Ramirez is serving a 20-year sentence for a 2007 conviction for illegal weapons possession. His girlfriend was arrested and charges are pending.

    SIPSE / AP Photo

    A woman in Mexico attempted to break her husband out of prison by hiding him in a suitcase after a conjugal visit. Authorities noticed, however, that the suitcase looked bulky as she was leaving and stopped to check it. Juan Ramirez Tijerina, serving a 20-year sentence for illegal weapons possession, was curled in the fetal position inside. The woman, 19-year-old Maria del Mar Arjona, has been arrested, and charges are pending.

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