We are all guilty of making a bad decision at one time or another but this one might be near the top of the "dumb" list.

He managed to rack up a long list of charges this week for his poor decision, eight in total.

  • Illegal possession of a weapon by a felon
  • Aggravated unlawful use of a weapon
  • Possession of a controlled substance
  • Obstructing justice
  • Resisting a peace officer
  • Illegal possession of cannabis by a driver
  • Operating an uninsured motor vehicle
  • Headlight violation.
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Police in Jacksonville, Illinois were on their normal routine when they attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by a 34-year-old resident. Little did they know they would be writing up a lot of paperwork. It was about to become an eventful evening.

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The police report reveals officers attempted to pull over a vehicle at 9 PM. The vehicle sped off, fleeing from police, and that's when things got interesting. The driver had a little mishap and somehow managed to crash into a fence. There must have been significant damage because he jumped out of the car and took off on foot. While he was running from the police he tossed away a loaded firearm. Not a good plan, but it gets worse.

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The man decided to return to the crashed vehicle where police were waiting and giving him directions, like a "get down on the ground" scenario. He didn't listen, of course. Instead, he reached into the back of the vehicle for a "controlled substance" and ate it. Destroying evidence is bad, it's even worse if it's drugs.

He was jailed with no bond but given three free meals and lodging.

[h/t WLDS]

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