Couple faces up to 6 years in prison for stealing sand in Sardinia

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SARDINIA (WIVB)– A couple trying to take home a slice of paradise from their vacation in Sardinia is facing prison time.

Officials say they tried to stash 90 lbs of sand into their car.

A law makes it law illegal to remove sand, shells, or stones from the Italian island.

The couple faces up to six years in jail and a $3,000 fine.

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