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Custodian returns bag with more than $100,000

Custodian returns bag with more than $100,000

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CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) -- Jared Gray could've taken the money and run.

But when the 18-year-old custodian at Southern Utah University found more than $100,000 in cash in the school's parking lot last month, he didn't hesitate. He turned it in to campus police.

Gray says his dad, a police officer, raised him to do the right thing.

School officials say the bag was accidentally dropped as it was being transferred from the school to the bank.

The college says if Gray wants to attend the school, they will foot part of the bill to show its thanks.


Information from: The Salt Lake Tribune

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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