Man steals police car and livestreams his joyride as police officers chase himBy Mason White 3:25 AM November 4, 2016
By: Feng Qian
(Scroll down for video) A man stole a police car after and live streamed as he drove the car with lights and siren.
The man of Oklahoma, was able to take the car when the female police officer left her keys in her unlocked cruiser during a coffee break.
25-year-old John Pinney got into the police vehicle and drove off. He led police on a 30-minute chase. During the pursuit, Pinney recorded four separate Live Facebook videos.
At one point, he said that he was driving with his knees so that he can record the videos for his Facebook friends. He also stopped the police car, and got out to record the surroundings before speeding off again.
Police said that the Pinney reached a speed of 120 miles per hour during the pursuit.
Pinney eventually decided to stop at his parent’s house, where he was arrested.
Pinney, who has a long criminal history, was charged with auto theft, possession of a firearm, and eluding police.
After the arrest, the police sergeant said that he would encourage every criminal out there to livestream their crime so that they can be caught and so that the video can be shown at their trial for a better chance of conviction.