“Grand Theft” Tank?

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A soldier is accused of stealing a tank from a military base in Richmond, Virginia.  He wanted a Joy Ride, and it lasted two hours.  Even the most casual observer can tell this will not end well.

NBC 12 reports:

“A 29-year-old man is in custody after police say he stole an armored personnel carrier (APC) from Fort Pickett and traveled through downtown Richmond on Tuesday night.

“Joshua Philip Yabut, of Richmond and a member of the Virginia National Guard, has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs, felony eluding and a felony count of unauthorized use of a vehicle.

“He is being held at the Richmond City Jail. He was arraigned on Wednesday and will be back in court on July 11.

“Yabut – a first lieutenant assigned as the commander of the Petersburg-based Headquarters Company, 276th Engineer Battalion – is accused of taking the APC from Fort Pickett and driving it up I-95, through the city of Richmond driving down The Boulevard in Scott’s Addition, along Broad Street in “The Fan” before surrendering at East Broad and… (READ MORE)

 

 

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