Man Sentenced To 3 Years For Not Paying Dinner Bill

By: Josh Mabry
By: Josh Mabry

An Illinois man is going to jail for 3 years after refusing to pay his $70 dinner bill, according to the Journal Gazette and Times Courier.

The 47-year-old man was caught and charged twice within one month for similar crimes.

Why the 3 year sentence? explains:

"A theft of that amount is normally a misdemeanor offense but Malabehar was charged with a felony because of his criminal record, which apparently includes several theft and other property offense convictions in Cook County."

Read the full story from the Journal Gazette and Times Courier by clicking the link.

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