He may lack morals, but at least he doesn't lack irony.
25-year-old Terry Davis, of Prospect, Ky., of is accused of stealing a textbook called "Resolving Ethical Issues" from a Barnes and Noble college book store near the University of Louisville's Health Sciences Center, according to WDRB-TV.
Davis later tried to sell the text to Gray's College Bookstore, a rival book shop in Louisville, according to the Associated Press.
However, by the time he reached the second book store, the book had been reported stolen, WDRB-TV reports, and employees were quick to react.
The arrest report said surveillance video cameras captured both the theft and the attempt to sell the book, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal.
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