Sabaj stood by his decision to let them take the money back to the station, where the contents’ total worth was determined to be 0,000.
“I’m sure Wayne was battling with moral decisions at that point, ” said Lt. Sabaj’s moral dilemma was probably even more tortuous because he, like about 9 percent of the country’s population, is unemployed.
“That could have been somebody’s life savings, you know?
That wouldn’t be fair if I just kept it,” Sabaj told ABC News.
So he called the Sherriff’s Office in Mc Henry County, Illinois, to come pick it up.
When they arrived, they found another bag almost in plain view.
That’s where the woman stopped a transit officer to report the attack, KYW reported.