SHOTLIST:

SOURCE - WDEF - COURTESY WDEF

Location: Catoosa County, Georgia

1. Mid. Surveillance video of suspect putting on seat belt in school bus

2. Mid. Police officer watching surveillance video on computer

3. Mid. Surveillance video of suspect driving school bus

4. Wide. School Bus in parking lot

5. Mid. Surveillance video of suspect driving school bus

6. Wide. School bus in lot

7. Wide. Kids boarding school bus

8. Close. Camera highlighted inside school bus

9. Close. Security camera inside bus

10. Mid. Suspect driving school bus

11. Mid. School bus seat, steering wheel

12. Mid. Suspect leaves school bus

STORYLINE:

NATS: VOICE OF POLICE OFFICER (NO NAME AVAILABLE)

'the way he puts his seat belt on.'

TRACK-1

POLICE IN NORTHWEST GEORGIA SAY A MAN HAS CONFESSED TO STEALING A SCHOOL BUS WHILE ON HIS WAY HOME FROM JAIL.

18-YEAR-OLD JONATHAN COLE COLLINS WAS RELEASED FROM FROM THE CATOOSA COUNTY JAIL ON SUNDAY, AFTER BEING HELD ON A MISDEMEANOR MARIJUANA CHARGE.

AUTHORITIES SAY HE FELT TIRED AND COLD WALKING HOME, DIDN'T HAVE A RIDE, SO HE DECIDED TO STEAL A SCHOOL BUS FROM A NEARBY HIGH SCHOOL.

A SCHOOL OFFICIAL SAYS THE DRIVER HAD HID THE KEYS FOR A SUBSTITUTE TO FIND IN THE MORNING.

WHEN THE BUS WAS TURNED ON, THE INSIDE SECURITY CAMERA WAS ACTIVATED.

COLLINS NOW FACES A FELONY THEFT CHARGE.

HE COULD GET A ONE-THOUSAND DOLLAR FINE OR A YEAR IN PRISON.

SANDY KOZEL, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.

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