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Look Ma! No hands! (And only one leg)

wiley.jpgLast Tuesday, around 1 p.m., police spoted Frances Wiley, a 40-year-old Florida man, in a suspicious vehicle — a Ford Explorer — at a convenience store. When the officers arrived to investigate, the Explorer took off. A high-speed car chase ensued, with a second police cruiser joining the pursuit:

The Explorer was spotted a minute later on Grand Boulevard … From there it went to River Gulf Road, then south on Washington Street to Massachusetts Avenue. About 1 p.m., the officers broke off the chase because it could have put others in danger … The Explorer was last seen heading south on Grand.

While Wiley got away, an arrest warrant was put out for him for fleeing, suspicion of vehicle theft, and habitually driving with a revoked license.

But wait — if he got away, how did the police know who he was? Oh, I probably should’ve mentioned that Wiley has no arms and only one leg. He’s pretty easy to spot. In fact, this isn’t his first high-speed chase. In 1998, he led officers on a 120 mph high-speed chase in a Corvette. He’s also stolen a car, kicked a police officer, and attacked his wife headfirst.

Oh, and did I mention: Stumpy drives a stick shift. *Hero*

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For real?

How the fuck does he do that? Dustin, are you messing with my head?

Sheesh, he's also my hero!

A one-legged man kicking a police officer? That's like the blind guy and the guy with one leg in an argument: the one with one leg say 'if you don't shut up, I'll kick your ass!' and the blind man goes 'oh yeah? I'd like to see that!'