A flat tire along Interstate 65 early Wednesday morning led to the arrest of an Indiana gentleman for driving a described stolen vehicle.
Eduardo Torres De Leon, 27, of Indianapolis, was driving a 2012 Dodge Charger in a northbound lane of I-65 when Kentucky State Law enforcement was contacted to assist a motorist in the vicinity of the 101-mile marker at 2:46 a.m.
The entrance ideal tire of the Charger was flat and when the trooper ran the registration plate through the National Crime Info Center, nothing at all confirmed up for it. When the vehicle’s VIN amount was utilized the trooper discovered the auto experienced been documented stolen from Indianapolis, according to an arrest citation.
The license plate on the motor vehicle was not valid, the citation mentioned. When Torres De Leon was requested for a driver’s license, the trooper was handed a Nevada license that also was invalid, in accordance to the arrest report.
He informed the trooper he was acquiring the automobile from his cousin in Indiana and was unaware that it was stolen, in accordance to the citation.
Torres De Leon is getting held in lieu of a $5,000 funds bond in the Hardin County Detention Centre and will look now in Hardin District Court docket.
He is charged with receiving stolen property of $10,000 or far more, a Class C felony punishable by 5 to 10 years in prison, if convicted, as nicely as obscuring the identity of a device of more than $10,000 poor display of registration plate display of unlawful/altered registration plate no operator’s license and to start with offense failure of non-owner operator to preserve expected insurance plan.