Judge orders man to wear message

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) - September 24, 2008

That's the message a Michigan man has to wear for months.

Daniel Cleland is being ordered by a Kalamazoo County judge to write those words on his hand or arms for seven months.

Cleland told the judge his 6-year-old gave him the advice.

The kid's recommendation of "`Daddy, don't steal" sounds good to the judge, too.

Cleland now avoids seven months in jail on a charge of felony retail fraud.

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