Coke-Fueled Akron Man Steals Car, Asks Police to Follow Him to Station


For most criminals, the real score of a heist is not only the object involved in said crime, but getting away cleanly afterward.

Sure, the thrill of the moment, the adrenaline, whatever jollies they may get in committing the act — those have something to do with the crime, but none of that really matters if you get caught.

Enter Eric J. Floyd of Akron, who apparently is not like most criminals.

After doing "six bills' worth" of blow, Floyd descended upon two bystanders in a car at a gas station. He offered them $100 for the car and said someone was trying to kill him.

Then he just took the car, running over both women who were in the vehicle in the process. That's about when Floyd detoured from the normal criminal practices.

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