GIRARD, Ohio (AP) – A man has chosen to wear a sign proclaiming he’s a thief rather than go to jail for theft in Ohio.
Forty-three-year-old Greg Davenport, of Liberty Township, pleaded no contest this month to a theft charge for stealing merchandise from a Wal-Mart store in the township in December.READ MORE: Here's A List Of Weekend Construction In Metro Detroit
A Girard Municipal Court judge found Davenport guilty. But he gave him the sentencing option of wearing a sign saying, “I am a thief. I stole from WalMart” or serving 30 days in jail.READ MORE: Pilot Safely Lands Plane In Livingston Co After Engine Woes
Davenport has to wear the sign in front of the store eight hours a day for 10 days of his choosing.
Davenport says the sign is better than being in jail, and he just wants to finish his punishment.MORE NEWS: Michigan's Top Court Rejects Redistricting Lawsuit — For Now
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