Man admits to staging burglary to avoid work

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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL – We’ve all been there, ya just don’t want to go to work and call in. But a florida man took playing hookey from work to a whole new level!

Police say 31-year-old Dwayne Yeager staged a burglary so he could avoid having to go to work.

Deputies quickly realized that after arriving on the scene and going over his neighbor’s surveillance video, it was all made up. When they confronted Yeager he says he didn’t know he could go to jail for making up this tall tale.

Well he did, he’s been charged for lying to deputies.