He Could Not Steal Her Heart

A California man allegedly broke the law for love. Police say he wanted to see his girlfriend, but he didn't have a ride. So he stole a car. Later, he stole another. He allegedly took 26 vehicles in all, just to visit a woman who tells police that she's been trying to dump him.

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A California man allegedly broke the law for love. Police say Antonio Moreno wanted to see his girlfriend, but he didn't have a ride. So he stole a car. Later, he visited her again by stealing another and then another. He had a device that starts up old Japanese cars and he allegedly took 26 vehicles. He did all this just to visit a woman who tells police that she's been trying to dump him. He stole the cars, but he could not steal her heart. It's MORNING EDITION.

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