Kids: Ya Gotta Love 'Em?
Well, some of them, anyway. This kid sounds like either a future Einstein...or a future felon. :D
Eight-Year-Old Takes Teacher's Minivan to Drive Home
A resourceful 8-year-old who "just wanted to drive around for a while," took his teacher's minivan and drove home Monday, according to Modesto police.
Police said the James Marshall School third-grader took the car keys from his teacher's purse when she wasn't looking, got into her gold Dodge Caravan, and drove it several blocks to his home in west Modesto without incident. He adjusted the driver's seat, steering wheel and rear view mirror for the ride home and turned on the radio, police say.
A witness saw the young boy driving and called police. The responding officers interviewed the boy and gave him a lecture. He was then released to his parents.
The boy, who was not identified because of his age, was suspended from school, according to his teacher, Caren Brady. She said on the one hand, she can laugh about it but on the other, she is worried about the boy beginning to steal at such a young age.