Fla. H.S. Student Says He Stole TVs to Help Pay for Prom

By: AP
By: AP

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- April 7, 2011 -

A high school senior looking for money to help with prom expenses wound up in jail instead.

Alachua County Sheriff's officials say witnesses called
authorities Tuesday after spotting the teen wheeling a large trash
can containing two flat-screen televisions in the Celebration Oaks
neighborhood. Deputies arrested 19-year-old Anton Lamar Williams,
who now faces charges of grand theft, burglary and criminal
mischief.

Deputy Ricky Robinson says the Eastside High School senior
confessed to breaking a window to break in and take the
televisions.

Williams remained in the Alachua County Jail early Thursday. No
lawyer was listed for him.


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