Skip to comments.Florida men caught with stolen power pole strapped to SUV in wake of Hurricane Irma
Posted on 09/14/2017 9:08:28 AM PDT by NohSpinZone
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. During a time where a large number of Florida residents are without power in the wake of Hurricane Irma, two Florida men were caught attempting to steal a $2,500 utility pole.
42-year-old Blake Lee Waller and 46-year-old Victor Walter Apeler were arrested on grand theft charges Wednesday after someone reported seeing them load the pole onto the top of their car, according to the Jacksonville sheriffs office.
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It’d make a yuge crackpipe, wouldn’t it?
I’d be willing to bet a beer that one or both do meth on the side.
But you notice that ‘flag’ on the rear? They did have sense to put the flag on it. Cop can’t fault them on safety.
“Hey buddy. You got a receipt for that power pole?”
“That is not my pole, officer - somebody just put it there”
They’re made out of aluminum aren’t they? What kind of value/need would they get from stealing the pole?!
Hold my beer and watch this...
Dumb and dumber ...
My question, too.
How is that thing worth $2500?
Straight out of a Carl Hiassen novel. LOL!
40 to 60 or so cents per pound.
On the side?
40 to 60 cents a pound if aluminum, that is. A quarter of that if it’s steel.
“Always remember, my pole is bigger than your pole”. Jonathan Winters to Robin Williams in On the edge.... if I recall correctly.
steal a $2,500 utility pole?
2,500 each? Whooa...Looking at LA, they must have slapped up millions of those poles. What a racket!
At least they tied a signal flag on the end of it for safety purposes!
Figure the pole is around 500 lbs - what $250?
I bet they’re contractors of a sort and would’ve sold it back to the city...
That made me cry with laughter. Safety first, even in crime!
Hey, is that a utility pole strapped to your car or are you just...
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