Teen Arsonists Say GTA Taught Them to Make Molotov Cocktails

*Sigh* Another day, another story of criminals taking the “GTA Defense.”

In Milton, Georgia, three teenagers were arrested after several cars were firebombed with Molotov cocktails on the evening of July 24th. The teens were caught when police pulled receipts from a local Wal-mart and found one listing Sprite bottles, red rags, and lighter fluid. From there, they looked at the store surveillance tapes and were able to identify the ones involved. When confronted, what explanation did the teenagers give for their actions? Why, that “Grand Theft Auto” taught them “how to do it” of course. Each teen is now being charged with 19 felony counts, including arson, criminal damage to property, and possession of explosive devices.

What happened to the good old days when teenagers would blame The Anarchist Cookbook or Che Guevara’s Guerrilla Warfare on these sorts of things. Kids just don’t read enough it seems.


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13 Comments on Teen Arsonists Say GTA Taught Them to Make Molotov Cocktails


On August 8, 2008 at 11:41 am

This is crap, I hear you can find out how to build a bomb from crap you find under your sink from the Internet.

And the fact that these retards live in Georgia makes me not want to live near Atlanta anymore.

Go Marlins!!!!


On August 8, 2008 at 1:11 pm

gta doesnt show u on how to make one ing nub kids


On August 8, 2008 at 1:49 pm

I must’ve missed that part.

And if a teenager hasn’t learnt how to make a molotov before playing GTA then they fail at being a kidult.


On August 8, 2008 at 2:05 pm

i knew it the first thing that happens when you load up the game is a full list of ingredients to every weapon in the game.
Please it doesn’t take an idiot to make one and how many film’s have featured some of the ingredients for making simple explosives well lets see…… a tonne
there is my little rant over :mrgreen:


On August 8, 2008 at 5:21 pm

Bottles full of lighter fluid, its not like its a complicated secret recipe.


On August 8, 2008 at 5:26 pm

you cant even make a decent one with plastic sprite bottles anyway.. its gotta be with glass so it can break ( favorite scene in movie: Saving Private Ryan, that one part .. you know it :D )


On August 8, 2008 at 6:35 pm

lol plastic bottles


On August 8, 2008 at 6:49 pm

Ya the original Medal of Honors told me how to make moltovs WAAAAAY before I even knew about GTA.


On August 8, 2008 at 8:02 pm

its stupid it never told you how stupids


On August 8, 2008 at 10:32 pm

[quote]lol plastic bottles[/quote]

Hope that works but yea Lol plastic bottles lmao


On August 9, 2008 at 1:53 am

How the hell do you confuse alone in the dark with gtaIV

Both poor but come the hell on.


On August 9, 2008 at 5:50 am

Stupid, they should have said, the wanted to replay in real life what they had done in the game. Then at least they could really blame the game … but that train has passed i guess.

And now i´m gonna go out, call a cab, kick the driver in the face and steal his car for a nice mayhem ride through the city – but maybe i get some handgrenades first, it´s more fun that way. :mrgreen:


On August 10, 2008 at 5:40 pm

Religion taught me how to kill in the name of god… NEXT!