Police Arrest Man Trying To Steal a Generator

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Jason William Hope attempted to steal a generator during Hurricane Irma

Jason William Hope attempted to steal a generator during Hurricane Irma Police say

Davie, Florida – Police in Davie arrested a man after he attempted to steal a generator that was being used to power street lights, during Hurricane Irma.

Jason William Hope was charged with grand theft following the incident. Officers noticed the man standing outside of his vehicle with his hood up and flashers on. Officers stopped and questioned Hope when they noticed that the chain meant to secure the generator had been cut. Another car on the scene took off and was stopped shortly after.

In the second vehicle police found heavy duty bolt cutters, and both seats were folded down.

Williams who is on probation for another crime, originally claimed he was not trying to steal the generator, then revised his statement to say he was stealing it to obtain heroin for his addiction.

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