After a night at a downtown comedy club, two Spring Green men found themselves in jail facing theft and criminal damage to property charges, according to the Madison Police Department.
University of Wisconsin police said they pulled over a car driven by Jacob Warnes, 24, just before 1 a.m. Wednesday. Police said Warnes faces a charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, police said. But during the stop, police found two city of Madison parking meters inside the car along with a tow strap attached to the back end of the car.
Madison police were called to the scene. The officers said they tracked the meters to the State Street Capitol Garage at 214 N. Carroll St.
Zachary Warnes, 26, told police that he and his brother had parked in the ramp and later pulled the meters loose. The meters are each valued at $300.