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09/29/2005
MUNCIE, Ind. -- If you're going to steal gas, you might want to stay awake.

Police in Muncie reported they found a man who fell asleep while siphoning gasoline into a 55-gallon tank in the back of his van.

The manager of a Swifty Gas station noticed the white van when he got to work Tuesday morning and called the cops.

Police say the suspect was catching some shuteye next to the 55-gallon drum and a battery-operated pump. He was arrested on theft and gun charges. Police say the gas was worth about $150.