Kyle Lester Oltz, 22, Sauk Rapids, was charged Nov. 20, in Morrison County District Court with one felony count of receiving stolen property and one misdemeanor count of driving after revocation.
While on patrol in Little Falls, a Morrison County deputy observed a driver stop at a stop sign, turn on the right blinker, pause, then turn left.
The deputy followed and ran the license plate. He was informed the vehicle had been reported stolen from the St. Cloud area.
When the driver exited the vehicle, the deputy identified Oltz and arrested him for possession of a stolen vehicle.
The officer also learned Oltz’ driving privileges had been revoked.
According to the criminal complaint, Oltz said he did not know the vehicle was stolen. He said he got it from another person.
That other person was located and he allegedly said he was with Oltz earlier that day, but he also had no idea the vehicle was stolen and that Oltz was the only person driving it.
If convicted, Oltz face a maximum penalty of five years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine.