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by Randy Cassingham

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I’ll Take It
A car dealer in South Ogden, Utah, thought a sale was assured when a customer asked to take the used car he test-drove to his bank to get the money to buy it. A dealership employee went with him to the bank, but waited outside and was outside the car when the man came out, jumped into the car, and roared off — he had just robbed the bank. Despite the car’s distinctiveness — it had dealer plates and a large “$1,895” painted on the windshield — the suspect drove all the way to Nevada before being spotted by police. Zachary Hayden, 31, was found with a bag of money. He was charged with bank robbery and car theft. (Ogden Standard-Examiner) ...And driving with an obscured windshield.
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