Jean Price was so insistent that a television reporter leave her alone that she jumped in his car and took off, all while the reporter's camera was rolling.
Josh Taylor, a reporter with Sarasota's ABC affiliate, was working a pretty standard consumer rip-off story. An older woman had agreed to rent out what she thought was an 11-bedroom home on Siesta Key, but when she showed up the home only had five bedrooms and several code violations. Owner Dr. Craig Siegal, a chiropractor, refused to refund the money.
So Taylor set off to get a comment when he came across Jean Price, who reportedly works for the doctor.
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Price repeatedly asked Taylor to leave but Taylor wouldn't. So she grabbed his camera tripod and started putting it in his station-issued vehicle when all the sudden she got the bright idea to just jump in the car and drive off.
Price walked back a few minutes later and told Taylor to go retrieve his car. He found it parked a few blocks away. Price will be charged with grand theft auto.