We've already known EV owners are hippies who were up to no good and it looks like Georgia's Chamblee Police Department has finally caught wind of their radical plans for social upheaval.

We've already known EV owners are hippies who were up to no good and it looks like Georgia's Chamblee Police Department has finally caught wind of their radical plans for social upheaval.

After a concerned citizen noticed Kaveh Kamooneh recharging his Nissan Leaf at the Chamblee Middle School, the unidentified hero called police to report the heinous act. Police rushed to the scene and informed Kamooneh that he was going to be charged with theft for stealing approximately five cents worth of electricity.

Ten or eleven days later, two deputies showed up at Kamooneh's house and took him into custody for "theft by taking without consent." Kamooneh was then jailed for more than 15 hours for his 20 minute recharging session.

Despite sounding like an overreaction by the police department, Chamblee police Sergeant Ernesto Ford told the local NBC affiliate "He broke the law. He stole something that wasn't his." The Sergeant went on to say "a theft is a theft" and he'd "absolutely" make the arrest again.

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