] ] Authorities say a teenager told them a video game about
] ] stealing cars inspired an auto theft spree involving
] ] about 100 vehicles.
] ] Nineteen-year-old Micah Zoerner of Somers, Wisconsin is
] ] charged with numerous counts of theft, burglary and auto
] ] theft. He's being held in lieu of a 15-thousand dollar
] ] cash bond.
] ] Detectives say he told them he'd been inspired by the
] ] video game "Grand Theft Auto."
] I love GTA4.
Actually, it's called "Grand Theft Auto: Vice City". At least, I think that's what you and Micah are referring to.
Surely he wasn't inspired by the very first Grand Theft Auto!
To refresh our collective memory, I've linked here to a retrospective on Grand Theft Auto. The ign.com web site is very slow for me right now, but the article is worth a read if you're into the GTA series. This article was published back in September in anticipation of the release of "Vice City."
A Retrospective on Grand Theft Auto