A Corydon man was arrested yesterday on charges of auto theft and theft.
Yesterday, right around 5:30 pm, the Ferdinand Police Department were called to a residence in the 1700 block of Main Street in Ferdinand to a report of an auto theft.
The complainant, who was identified as 48-year-old John Bottorff of Ferdinand, told police that at around 12:30 that day, he let an employee of his, who was identified as 46-year-old Anthony Marley of Corydon, use his personal vehicle to go to Jasper to get a haircut. Bottorff’s vehicle was a 2010 Toyota Camry. Marley left in the Camry from the worksite in Ferdinand and did not return with the vehicle come five hours later.
A report of a stolen vehicle was put out by dispatch and the Camry was found in Jasper around 11:30 pm last night by the Jasper Police Department. Marley was later located in the area by Jasper Police and Dubois County Sheriff’s Department Deputies. Marley was taken into custody without incident. He was interviewed by Ferdinand Police and was placed under arrest after further investigation. Marley was booked into the Dubois County Security Center without bond on a Level 5 Felony Charge of Auto Theft and a Level 6 Felony Charge of Theft.
The vehicle has been returned to the original owner.