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Stolen power pole on SUV catches police attention, 2 arrested

Published: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 @ 4:12 PM
By: John Engel,

Authorities in Jacksonville, Fla., nabbed two would-be thieves trying to make off with a stolen utility pole tied to the top of an SUV in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma Wednesday morning. 

In a police photo, two shirtless men appear to be in police custody while a metal power pole rests on top of a vehicle.

Deputies with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office confirmed the men were trying to steal the pole.