A man claims he stole a truck just so he could be thrown into the clink. Why? So he get away from his wife.
The Tennessee man is accused of breaking into his former place of employment, damaging property and stealing a 2012 Dodge 2500 pickup truck & trailer which belonged to his former boss
He told police; “It made me feel great because I know it will hurt him.”
The 51-year-old – Hayden Vandiver smiled as he admitted the stunt was done while he was under the influence of drugs.
He said he also planned to get caught so he would be jailed and forced to leave his wife. He said: “She is having a bad time right now. She knows I did this to get away from her.”
Police say the man was caught on camera driving away in the stolen truck – which he crashed later into a nearby creek. The truck/trailer combo was valued at over $60,000.