The man planned to later sell the light pole as scrap metal.

A 71 year old man found a light pole on the street and decided to take it with him to make some extra cash for the holidays. He put the light pole on top of his beat up car driving down the streets of Florida, even though he didn’t get too far.

Several people saw him and called the Florida Highway Patrol and he ended up being arrested.

According to the men he didn’t know it was illegal to take a light pole


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