ROME (Reuters) - If you have to go to jail, you may as well stay in a place you like. That must have been the reasoning of one Italian man who traveled to another Italian city because he preferred its jail over one in his home town. The 32-year-old man showed up at the police headquarters in northern Vercelli and asked to be arrested.

He said he was wanted in Biella, another city in the north where he had not completed a jail term, but told police in Vercelli: 'Arrest me. Your jail is better.' Police checked out his claims, discovered that he was indeed wanted, and took him to jail -- his preferred jail....

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If you had to turn yourself in for a crime, would you do as this man did and go to the nicest jail you can find?
ROME (Reuters) - If you have to go to jail, you may as well stay in a place you like. That must have been the reasoning of one Italian man who traveled to another Italian city because he preferred its jail over one in his home town. The 32-year-old man showed up at the police headquarters in northern Vercelli and asked to be arrested.

He said he was wanted in Biella, another city in the north where he had not completed a jail term, but told police in Vercelli: `Arrest me. Your jail is better.` Police checked out his claims, discovered that he was indeed wanted, and took him to jail -- his preferred jail....

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18 yrs ago, 6 mos ago - Tuesday 10/28/03 - 8:19:20 AM EST (GMT-5)
maybe
18 yrs ago, 6 mos ago - Tuesday 10/28/03 - 9:08:04 AM EST (GMT-5)
Well...I wouldn't turn myself in to begin with.
18 yrs ago, 6 mos ago - Wednesday 11/19/03 - 3:15:23 PM EST (GMT-5)
If I had to do it then yes
18 yrs ago, 5 mos ago - Tuesday 12/9/03 - 11:27:29 AM EST (GMT-5)
Sure would.
18 yrs ago, 5 mos ago - Tuesday 12/9/03 - 11:29:41 AM EST (GMT-5)
i can't say that i would have turned myself in. that's just stupid.
18 yrs ago, 5 mos ago - Tuesday 12/9/03 - 6:57:50 PM EST (GMT-5)
Isn't this what everyone does with their lives? Metaphorically? Well, at least it's a funny story.
18 yrs ago, 5 mos ago - Tuesday 12/9/03 - 6:59:44 PM EST (GMT-5)
at least he had a good idea. but isn't jail supposed to be a punishment.
18 yrs ago, 5 mos ago - Friday 12/12/03 - 1:44:19 PM EST (GMT-5)
Ha! That's pretty funny. If I were going to jail, I would certainly want one that was nice.
18 yrs ago - Friday 5/14/04 - 6:33:44 PM EST (GMT-5)
18 yrs ago - Friday 5/14/04 - 6:37:04 PM EST (GMT-5)
Lol...is there such thing as a "nice" jail?
14 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Thursday 5/31/07 - 11:27:05 AM EST (GMT-5)
14 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Thursday 5/31/07 - 6:48:00 PM EST (GMT-5)
Hell no, I wouldn't want to do time in the first place.
14 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Friday 6/1/07 - 5:18:25 PM EST (GMT-5)
On 10/28/2003 9:08:04 AM w8ing4nangel wrote:
Well...I wouldn't turn myself in to begin with.

but If I had to, then yes.
14 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Friday 6/1/07 - 7:12:29 PM EST (GMT-5)
That sounds interesting.



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