Aubrey Lee Price

The 47-year-old Georgia banker—on the run for 18 months after allegedly bilking investors of millions and faking his own death—was apprehended on New Year’s Eve after cops pulled him over for illegally tinted windows. During his time on the lam, Price was hoarding marijuana plants, according to authorities, and underwent a dramatic physical transformation, forgoing his clean-cut look for longer hair, and a beard and a mustache…After his arrest, Price’s residence in Florida was searched and police found about 225 pot plants growing in the garage and inside an adjacent mobile home, according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. Animal control also was called to remove one “pit bull-type dog,” according to authorities. Price was renting the house and was using an alias name, “Jason.” [CNBC, earlier]

Except:

  • Looking up laws regarding tinted windows
  • Coming up with a better disguise than James Lipton Meets Dave Navarro
  • Straying a bit further than two hours from his house, or to a place where local cops wouldn’t be able to recognize him, even with the aforementioned disguise

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