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Florida Man Released From Jail Jailed for Burglarizing Cars at Jail: Police

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    Florida Man Released From Jail Jailed for Burglarizing Cars at Jail: Police
    St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office
    Michael Casey Lewis, 37.

    A Florida man was re-arrested within minutes after he was released from jail for burglarizing cars in the jail's parking lot.

    The St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office says 37-year-old Casey Lewis bonded out of jail Thursday, only to be caught by deputies burglarizing several cars outside the jail.

    "Jail is bad, but for some it's better than home," SLCSO wrote in a Facebook post. "After being released, deputies in the parking lot of the jail observed Lewis pulling car door handles and learned he had just burglarized several cars right there at the jail."

    Lewis was booked inside the jail on burglary charges and then released a second time that day on bond.

    Treasure Coast Newspapers reports Lewis originally was brought to the jail on a grand theft charge.

    Online court records showed no attorney listed for Lewis.

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