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Man Arrested for Leaving Repair Shop without Paying

A customer at Rhodes Auto Repair in Destin, FL, had $487.07 worth of repairs done to his vehicle. He told the co-owner of the business that his brother and mother would stop by later to pay the bill. However, before the bill was paid, he drove off in the vehicle. He was arrested and charged with felony larceny.

A customer at Rhodes Auto Repair in Destin, FL, had $487.07 worth of repairs done to his vehicle. He told the co-owner of the business that his brother and mother would stop by later to pay the bill. However, before the bill was paid, he drove off in the vehicle. He was arrested and charged with felony larceny.

Below is the article as it appeared on the Northwest Florida Daily News website.

Man who drives vehicle from repair shop without paying arrested

March 08, 2011

DESTIN — A man who took his vehicle from a repair shop without paying for the repairs was arrested.

The incident began after Eugene K. Hosch’s had $487.07 worth of repairs done on his vehicle by Rhodes Auto Repair, according to the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Department arrest report.

After the repairs were finished, Hosch came into the business and said his brother and mother would be by later to pay for the repairs, but convinced the business’ co-owner to let him retrieve something from the vehicle, the report stated.

Instead of retrieving the items and leaving the car, Hosch opened the vehicle storage area gate and drove it out of the business without paying.

To read the entire article on the Northwest Florida Daily News website, visit http://www.nwfdailynews.com/news/paying-38201-repair-shop.html.

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