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Florida sheriff arrests men trying to steal power pole

Posted September 14

Authorities in Florida arrested two men who were caught trying to steal a power pole on Wednesday. Photo via Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

— Authorities in Florida arrested two men who were caught trying to steal a power pole on Wednesday.

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, citizens called the police department to report the theft. A photo on the sheriff office's Facebook page showed the two men sitting on the curb, handcuffed, with a large pole tied to the roof of a nearby vehicle.

"‪These two were caught stealing a JEA pole just this morning! Citizens watching out and officers cleaning up = partnership!" the sheriff's office posted.

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  • Clarence Drumgoole Sep 14, 1:26 p.m.
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    Lock'em Up, throw away the key.

  • Scott Patterson Sep 14, 12:00 p.m.
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    #OnlyInFlorida can people be this stupid...