Florida Man Goes On Robbing Spree To Pay For Ankle Monitor Fees

Written by Alyssa Brook January 25, 2020
Photo Credit: Parker's mugshot via Putnam County Sheriff's Office

Florida Man Goes On Robbing Spree To Pay For Ankle Monitor

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A Florida man was arrested after he went on a stealing spree so that he could pay his ankle monitor fees.

32-year-old John Wayne Parker Jr. was arrested and convicted of an aggravated assault charge in Palatka. He was given an ankle monitor to track him and keep him out of trouble, however, he soon went back to being a criminal so that he could pay for it!

According to WEAR-TV, he first stole cigarettes from Hitchcock’s before moving on to drills, batteries from a different establishment,

While the police were trying to figure out who was responsible for the string of crimes, they were notified that a man identified as  “John” was attempting to get money in order to pay the fees for his ankle monitor.