This is a very funny story I ran across while surfing the web looking up various odd news tidbits...
After escaping from an officer who had stopped his pickup for a broken taillight, Robert Sadlon went home and reported his truck stolen. He also shaved his mustache. When the same officer arrived at Sadlon’s house, he saw a pale outline of the just-removed facial hair on his suspect's wind-reddened face. He realized Sadlon was the guy involved in the chase, and not some victim of a truck thief.
The full story can be read here (Tribune-Democrat.com)
I will say the guy tried to play it smart, it just backfired on him.