Archive for Friday, June 19, 2009

Teen charged with Bible, vodka thefts

June 19, 2009


An 18-year-old Wichita man faces 18 theft and burglary charges in Douglas County District Court, accused of breaking into multiple homes and cars in Lawrence and stealing miscellaneous items, including vodka and a Bible.

An Aug. 5 preliminary hearing was scheduled for Jonathan Platt on Wednesday. Platt was arrested June 9 after a string of three home and 12 car burglaries in northwest Lawrence, near Sixth Street and Queens Road, police said.

The suspect was located in a car with about $3,000 in stolen property, police said. Prosecutors accuse the man of stealing items, including a watch, an iPod, two GPS devices, a DVD player and a pair of sunglasses. The man is also accused of stealing a Bible and papers from one person’s car and vodka from a home in the 5200 block of Eisenhower Terrace, court records said.


Sharon Aikins 8 years, 11 months ago

Maybe he was just thirsty and needed something to drink while reading the bible.

Maddy Griffin 8 years, 11 months ago

I'm telling you, reading that book will drive you to drink.

WHY 8 years, 11 months ago

He must have stolen the vodka first because you would have to be drunk to steal a bible.

KansasVoter 8 years, 11 months ago

Are they sure that this guy isn't from Topeka?

bender 8 years, 11 months ago

Probably planning on playing that new Bible drinking game. Every time you read "Jesus", you do a shot. Not much fun if you start with the O.T. though.

sinverguenza 8 years, 11 months ago

He probably just needed some paper to roll the joint to go with his vodka.

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