Oolitic Man Arrested For Auto Theft

(OOLITIC) – On Saturday, an Oolitic man was arrested on a warrant charging him with auto theft.

According to a probable cause affidavit, on April 7, 2019 the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department received a call about a stolen vehicle in the 7100 block of State Road 158.

Steven Stroud

The woman told police she had last seen her vehicle while she was on break at 12:30 p.m. that day. The woman told police the vehicle was unlocked and she had placed the keys under the driver’s seat. The owner of the vehicle was out of town and could not sign a stolen vehicle affidavit.

Later that day an Indiana State Police trooper located the vehicle with Stroud driving it. A warrant was then requested for Steven Stroud’s arrest.