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Man steals public transportation bus because he was late for work

By Mason White 5:51 PM February 23, 2016
Gregory John Jennrich 

By: Mahesh Sarin
A man was arrested on a charge of theft after allegedly stealing a public transportation bus because he wanted to get to work, police in Minnesota said.

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office said that they have arrested 31-year-old Gregory John Jennrich, after being accused of taking the Metro Transit bus that was parked at a gas station and driving it to work.

Jennrich was charged with theft. If convicted, he faces up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000.

According to the police investigation, the operator of the bus was on a break at the Holiday gas station, when the bus was stolen.

The driver called the police who used a GPS to locate the bus.

The police stopped the bus, and found Jennrich at the wheel.

Jennrich said that he took the bus because he was late for work.