Contact Us

T.V. for Just $2? One Criminal’s Failed Plan

Getty Images

In Abilene, TX a 52 year old wannabe criminal tried to pull off the crime of his life but didn’t think it through too well. Needless to say that swapping price tags on a TV and dollar item was easy to catch.

 

William Kelter went to the local WAL-MART, swapped the price tag on a $228 T.V. with one for an item valued at $1.17, and tried to check out in the self checkout line. Brilliant plan right? Yeah, not really.

Wal-Mart’s Loss Prevention team jumped into action nabbing William before he could leave the building. Instead of fessing up to the crime, he tried to hide the lower priced barcode. Once again, this brilliant idea didn’t work and the team foiled his entire plan.

The cops hauled Kelter off to jail and charged him with felony theft, destruction of evidence, and a class A misdemeanor destruction of writing (no clue what that means). The icing on the cake, his previous convictions have helped to up the severity of the charges.

Begs the question, what kind of drugs was he high on when formulating this plan?

 

More from Q103

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://q103albany.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Q 103 - Albany's Rock Station quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on Q 103 - Albany's Rock Station quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!