Thief ends up trapped in crashed Porsche after filming himself stealing it

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Between the man who got arrested picking up his girlfriend from jail in a stolen truck and the man who basically led police to his own arrest after stealing a Tesla, it hasn't exactly been a stellar year for car thieves.

Adding himself to the 2015 list of graceless burglars is a man who filmed himself behind the wheel of a stolen Porsche-- right before crashing the vehicle, trapping himself for authorities in the process.

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Jamie Lee Sharp, 25, stole the keys to a Porsche Boxster during a burglary in Gloucester with 26-year-old accomplice James Honeywell. Reportedly, the pair had broken into a house in the Longlevens area of Gloucester and stole a television, a wallet, several other small items, and the keys to the Porsche Boxter.



Perhaps they would have gotten away with it, too, if it weren't for his narcissism. Right before getting in the car, Sharp shot a video of himself where he can be heard bragging: "Hey babe, do you like the Porsche I'm driving right now? Obviously I'm the driver." And "It's mine babe, obviously, I got links."

A perfectly documented confession for when he later crashed the vehicle into a wall, trapping himself inside, where all he could do was wait for the authorities to show up and arrest him.

Jamie Lee Sharp, 25, drunkenly made video calls to friends so he could brag about driving the Porsche Boxster

Posted by London Evening Standard on Tuesday, December 1, 2011


On Tuesday, Sharp was sentenced to four years in jail after pleading guilty to burglary, aggravated vehicle theft, driving while disqualified, drunk driving, and driving without insurance. Honeywell got off easier, receiving only a 35 month sentence after to admitting burglary and aggravated vehicle taking.

Lesson learned: If you're going to steal a car, at least don't videotape yourself bragging about it in the process.

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