A Massachusetts teen has reportedly pleaded not guilty after being accused of stealing a school bus for the third time.
Brandon Bolte, 17, allegedly climbed into the open window of a bus in North Adams where the keys were left in the ignition, according to a police report.
The North Adams Transcript reported that police pulled the bus over after getting a call from Bolte’s grandmother.
The teen later told police he had driven the bus to visit his biological mom about 20 miles away, according to the Transcript.
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Adams Police Officer Thomas Cook wrote in a police report that he did not get the sense Bolte “understood what he did was wrong,” and it was his “third time stealing a school bus in Berkshire County.”
Bolte pleaded not guilty to charges of larceny of a motor vehicle and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, the Transcript reported.