You always hear “Ace is the Place With the Helpful Hardware Folks” but we think they draw the line at illegal activity.

Sure, they sell lots of things you can commit crimes with but what if you’ve already committed the crime and are now bound to an ankle monitor as punishment?

Apparently, you can make like this Ohio man who was caught on security camera clipping off his ankle bracelet with hedge clippers inside of his local Ace Hardware Store.

Store management reached out to the police who then directed them to the Ohio Adult Parole Authority.

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