If you're currently on a crime spree, we'd recommend against stealing the Lamborghini of a popular, bleached-blonde chef, lest you end up getting sentenced to life in prison. That's not to say 19-year-old Max Wade's life sentence was simply due to pilfering Guy Fieri's Lambo - an attempted murder charge for a drive-by shooting, among other crimes, also played a role - but we doubt it did much for his case.

You'll recall we last reported on Fieri's missing Gallardo Spyder in April of 2012, when it was reported that the Marin County Sheriff's Department and Mill Valley Police Department recovered the car from a storage container, that also housed the motorcycle Wade, then 17, used in the drive-by. Wade originally stole the V10-powered droptop from a San Francisco dealership in 2011, reportedly by rappelling onto the dealership's roof.

Wade was charged as an adult for his crimes, despite being a minor when they were committed, and could be eligible for parole at an unspecified date. That said, he's also facing a separate sentence of over 21 years, according to Boston.com. Scroll down for the news report from KPIX-5, the Bay Area's CBS affiliate.


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      mapoftazifosho
      • 10 Months Ago
      Sensationalist headline of the day! At first I thought it was a bit harsh, but good grief...attempted murder...def warranted.
      audisp0rta4
      • 10 Months Ago
      He tried to kill a girl because he was jealous that she already had a boyfriend?! Well he won't have to be jealous anymore, because he's about to get all the boyfriends he can handle!
      Chris
      • 10 Months Ago
      He's obviously not the smartest criminal in the world as stealing something like a Lamorghini is not the best way to way to fly under the radar when you're trying to elude authorities. Recovering a stolen exotic has got to be much easier than recovering a stolen Accord or Silverado. I bet he looked pretty out of place in that car too, being a 19 year old, and one who does drive-bys and all. Stupid, stupid, stupid.
      icemilkcoffee
      • 10 Months Ago
      He stole the car by rappelling down through the dealer's roof. You have to admit- that is an epic score for a 17 year old to pull off.
      Racindavid
      • 10 Months Ago
      Bubba will have fun with him.... heh heh
      mbukukanyau
      • 10 Months Ago
      Sounds like this Kid is where he belongs. That’s a bad rap sheet for a kid that old. Soon or later he was going to do something pretty nasty. Hope he remains there for good. Reminds me of those freed thugs that butchered a Boston Doctors family in cold blood.
        icemilkcoffee
        • 10 Months Ago
        @mbukukanyau
        In California, a 'life sentence' means '25 to Life'. In other words he'll be eligible for Parole in 25 years.
      hemusbull
      • 10 Months Ago
      Absolutely negative emotions from the guy on the photo...You better show the Lambo!
      bK
      • 10 Months Ago
      Ha ha
      Jesus!
      • 10 Months Ago
      Gotta love that AOL liberal title spin.
        tump
        • 10 Months Ago
        @Jesus!
        "Teen who stole Guy Fieri's Lamborghini gets life in prison [w/video]" is liberal? What ******* planet are you on?
          Sir Duke
          • 10 Months Ago
          @tump
          Because some people don't seem to grasp simple reason, swearing gets their attention. I learned that in the military. Disagree with someone politely, is equal to spitting into the wind. A Punch in the mouth tends to focus the mind.
          Jesus!
          • 10 Months Ago
          @tump
          Why do liberals always have to cuss to get their points across?
        Mudotaku
        • 10 Months Ago
        @Jesus!
        What it has that is "liberal" about it??????
          Jesus!
          • 10 Months Ago
          @Mudotaku
          Aol and the media are generally liberal thats why. And im not hatin I choose neither side completely although I used to be a democrat.
        r53CooperS
        • 10 Months Ago
        @Jesus!
        The headline served its only function: it got you to read the story. Although misleading, its not incorrect.
        • 10 Months Ago
        @Jesus!
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          • 10 Months Ago
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          Jesus!
          • 10 Months Ago
          Oh smilezzzzzzz how I missed you! But isn't school in today? ;)
        knightrider_6
        • 10 Months Ago
        @Jesus!
        Gotta love the dumbing down of conservative Americans. How's that for liberal spin?
          FuelToTheFire
          • 10 Months Ago
          @knightrider_6
          You mean the ignorant peasant commoners that make up the voting base of the Democratic Party? FACT: conservatives and libertarians, in EVERY study, have been shown to be both more intelligent and more educated than liberals. How does it feel to be wrong?
      Aaron N
      • 10 Months Ago
      Seriously AB? Are you inviting the trolls in here that don't know how to read full articles? How about putting it in the title of why he got life in prison? Hell, before I even read the article, I thought he really did get life in prison for stealing Guy's car. But I read the article and saw that it wasn't that. But hey, we still will get those idiots who can't read articles because you guys never change up your titles (except for Michael Harley, who does listen to the people in the comment section).
        truewhiteboy
        • 10 Months Ago
        @Aaron N
        I was thinking the same thing. So he was being a horrible human being with a bunch of other offenses that should get him life imprisonment and this was really just another drop in the bucket.
        Chris
        • 10 Months Ago
        @Aaron N
        Hey, it's all about grabbing people's attention, and I'll admit that it worked on me. I initially reacted the same way before I read the article.
        Scooter
        • 10 Months Ago
        @Aaron N
        NEGATIVE! jk.
      btulliani
      • 10 Months Ago
      What a useless generation of entitled people......long live GTA...NOT!
        jodie88
        • 10 Months Ago
        @btulliani
        As far as I am concerned the baby boomers are far more entitled. Besides who's generation is to blame for the economic crisis?... the baby boomers and their entitled, self absorbed irresponsibility. You've stolen my generation's entire future to fund your swanky retirements. No to mention the GM bail out... pretty much stole a car from everyone in the country on that one. And you have the audacity to insult the generation that is going to get stuck fixing all those mistakes? How about you get off this site (who's code was probably written by someone of my generation) and go play some shuffle board.
          • 10 Months Ago
          @jodie88
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        • 10 Months Ago
        @btulliani
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        tylermars.design
        • 10 Months Ago
        @btulliani
        Blaming a whole generation is.............a bit harsh.
      wave9x
      • 10 Months Ago
      I think calling him a "chef" is a bit of a stretch. He specializes in greasy diner food.
        Cool Disco Dan
        • 10 Months Ago
        @wave9x
        Except for all those years he worked as a chef and started his own restaurant.
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