ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) – Police say a central Pennsylvania man who locked himself out of his house wound up locked up in jail once emergency responders realized he had unpaid court fines.
The Altoona Mirror reports 35-year-old Jeffrey Jones climbed onto the roof Sunday night while trying to get into his house through a window, but had to call 911 when he got stuck.READ MORE: Public Safety Warns Of Traffic Disruptions Ahead Of President Joe Biden's Visit This Week
Altoona police say that’s when they discovered Jones was wanted by the Blair County sheriff’s office for failing to pay about $750 in court costs and fines.
As a result, Jones was taken to jail, where he remained Monday.READ MORE: Hill District To Get New Grocery Store In Place Of Former Shop 'N Save
Online court records don’t list an attorney for Jones.PTL Links: Jan. 27, 2022
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