St. Paul boy pleads guilty to stealing school bus
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A 14-year-old St. Paul boy has pleaded guilty
to stealing an idling school bus and crashing it at a gas station.
St. Paul Pioneer Press (http://bit.ly/1gdnCGl ) reports the boy pleaded
guilty Thursday in juvenile court to motor vehicle theft and criminal
damage to property.
The Ramsey County Attorney's Office says the boy agreed to pay restitution.
driver had left the empty bus running Feb. 10 while she stopped at a
St. Paul gas station for coffee. Police say the boy jumped aboard and
took the bus on a two-mile ride before crashing it at another gas
station in Roseville.
The boy told police he decided the bus was abandoned and needed to be returned.
No one was hurt, but the bus and the gas station pumps were damaged.