JACKSON COUNTY, Kan. — Two brothers were caught driving stolen SUVs hours apart after one brother tried to drive to the jail in a stolen SUV to bail out his brother, who was in jail for the same crime, deputies say, WDAF reports.
Eric McCracken was arrested when he was in a stolen SUV and a deputy pulled him over.
Keith McCracken was arrested for driving a stolen vehicle when an off-duty deputy was told about a stolen car a few hours later.
McCracken was reportedly found by a police dog after he drove through yards, stopped behind a grocery store and ran away.
“It is believed that the younger McCracken was (en route) to the Jackson County Jail to post bail on his older brother in a stolen vehicle,” Sheriff Tim Morse said.
Both McCracken brothers are also charged with running from police and license violations.,