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Published:June 22nd, 2013 21:44 EST
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Russian Dude Steals Bridge

By Robert Paul Reyes

A Russian was arrested for stealing a bridge this week after police said they followed drag marks to his home.

The 23-year-old man in the northern Vologda region apparently hooked the small steel bridge to his tractor and hauled it away to sell as scrap metal.

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Con artists who sell rubes famous bridges are a dime a dozen, but this Russian dude may be the first person who has stolen a bridge, lock, stock and barrel.

I give this crook credit for having the gumption to steal a bridge, but apparently he doesn`t have the brains to match his heart.

Even Barney Fife could have solved this caper; the police followed the drag marks to his home.

This moron needs to be locked up for a few years, to make a few bucks selling the bridge as scrap metal he inconvenienced dozens of people who use the bridge every day.

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