Cops: Alleged Car Thief Drives Stolen Car to Court

And voila, new charges
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Mar 8, 2018 10:29 AM CST
Stock photo.   (Getty/Michal Chodyra)

(Newser) – Bad habits: Police say a man answering to a stolen-car charge drove a stolen car to court in Connecticut. Authorities say 25-year-old Jonathan Rivera was at Hartford Superior Court on Wednesday to appear before a judge on a charge of first-degree larceny and tampering with a motor vehicle from February. Parking authority agents scanning license plates outside the courthouse found a car that had been reported stolen. Police kept an eye on the car, and they arrested Rivera when he got inside and tried to drive away. Rivera has been charged with second-degree larceny and taking a motor vehicle without the owner's permission, per the AP.

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