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Inmates Drive Their Way to More Trouble

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Inmates Drive Their Way to More Trouble

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Inmates Drive Their Way to More Trouble

Inmates Drive Their Way to More Trouble

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Two inmates at the Columbiana, Ohio, County jail were asked to cut the grass at the Sheriff's firing range. They got on the tractor mower and promptly drove away. The two were later tracked down at a trailer park. They had just a few weeks left on misdemeanor counts. Now they're in a lot more trouble.

JOHN YDSTIE, host:

Good morning. I'm John Ydstie with this example of criminal ingenuity.

Two inmates at the Columbiana, Ohio, County Jail were asked to cut the grass at the Sheriff's firing range. They got on the tractor mower and promptly drove away. The two were later tracked down at a trailer park, and now they're in a lot more trouble. No word on the punishment, but it probably won't involve mowers. This is MORNING EDITION.

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