$3,000 cab ride lands man in jail

January 22, 2010 4:28:59 AM PST
Taking a cabbie for a ride is costing a Memphis man 35 days in jail. Lucilo Perez skipped out on a $3,000 taxi fare for a ride from Miami. Authorities say Perez said his wife would pay for the 1,600 mile trip when they arrived. But she didn't have the money.

A local newspaper (The Commercial Appeal) reports Perez has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge. He was sentenced to the 35 days he's already served.