- The Washington Times - Monday, April 20, 2009

URBANA, ILL. (AP) - Police arrested a 38-year-old man who allegedly stole a forklift on Wednesday morning and hit a street sign and a telephone pole during a slow joyride. The man is due in court next month. Authorities said after the vehicle ran out of gas, the man sought treatment at a local hospital for alcohol and drug intoxication.

He was charged with with possession of a stolen vehicle and theft over $10,000.

Police also said he had no proof of insurance and his driver’s license had expired.

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Information from: The News-Gazette, https://www.news-gazette.com

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