Wis. Thief Caught By NJ Victim’s Photo Gets 5 Days

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man whose theft of a tourist’s bag was captured in a photograph the tourist was taking has been sentenced to five days in jail.

Fifty-nine-year-old Glenn R. Lambright was given credit for time already served. The Wisconsin State Journal reported Saturday he was also fined nearly $500.

John Myers’ family from Bloomfield, N.J., had stopped in Madison several months ago and posed for a picture in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Myers set the self-timer on his camera and hustled into the frame with his wife and two children. Behind them, someone grabbed their bag that held Myers’ wallet and credit cards.

After Myers discovered the bag missing, he checked his camera. The image showed Lambright taking their bag.

Lambright was sentenced this month.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

  • Z

    kid looks like she has some training in martial arts’

    and is about to perform a side kick.

  • TT

    That wasn’t really funny Big. Its more sick that you actually have these thoughts.

    But yeah, justice is lame. 5 days? Should put him in away at least a month

  • EG

    Justice is a joke

  • g

    big thats funny i dont care who ya are

  • Andrew

    she’s shielding her eyes from the sun

  • The BIG D

    What is the little girl measuring in the photo? i get the feeling we will hear more from this family soon.

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