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(NEWSER) – A Massachusetts man traded his shoes for his freedom last week after the judge gave him a chance to be "creative." Jason Duval, facing jail time for minor drug charges and driving to endanger, told the court that he was going through a divorce and didn't have any cash to post bail, reports MetroWest Daily News.

"I'll give you a chance to be creative," the judge told him. "If you can come up with a creative idea to convince me that you'll come back, I'll work with you." When Duval offered the new Nike sneakers he got for Christmas, the judge said, "OK, we'll take them."

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