Optimus Prime Arrested In Austin, Texas – No, Not That One

“Sometimes, even the wisest of man or machine can make an error,” said Optimus Prime in The Transformers.

There’s a man in Texas who knows that all too well.

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Law enforcement officials last week arrested a man with the name of the Autobot leader. He allegedly stole a vehicle.

Austin Police said in an arrest affidavit that 37-year-old Optimus Prime Blakely has been charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

Optimus was stopped by officers on June 4 after he was seen driving a vehicle that was reported stolen.

As a robot in disguise, Optimus Prime took cover as a red and blue semi-truck. There was no description of the vehicle stopped by Austin police.

Optimus was taken to the Travis County Jail and was being held on $8,000 bond at last report.

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