Man tries to use Monopoly's 'Get out of jail free' card to get out of arrest

Thursday, June 29, 2017 11:34AM
One man came up short when he tried to use a Monopoly card to get out of jail -- literally.

HASTINGS, Minn. - A Minnesota man recently learned that life doesn't always imitate art after he tried to use a board game piece to get out of a sticky situation.

According to a Facebook post from the Dakota County Sheriff's Office, a suspect tried to present a "Get out of jail free" card from Monopoly after he was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

Deputies said the man had been carrying the card just in case he was taken into custody.

"We appreciate the humor!" the department quipped, adding that the man deserves an "A" for effort.

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