The Kansas City Star newspaper has a little filler space called Weird News which shows up on a regular basis when news is slower than usual. It usually is talking about doofuses who have gotten apprehended by the local gendarmes for questionable activities.
A man was put in jail because he had threatened to kill his wife. They gave him a phone call and stood within earshot as he got his wife on the phone. Then he proceeded to tell her that he was going to kill her.
Now there is a man who entirely missed the point.