Spencer County man jailed on auto theft warrant

From Local Sources

JASPER — A Spencer County man was jailed Friday on an auto theft warrant.


Court documents allege that, on Feb. 14, 2017, Michael L. Pate, 41, 308 Circassian St., Gentryville, exerted unauthorized control of a Jasper woman’s 1998 Chevrolet Lumina LTZ.

The theft was investigated by the Jasper Police Department and a warrant for Pate’s arrest on a Level 6 felony count of auto theft was issued March 28, 2017, in Dubois Superior Court.

The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department brought Pate from Evansville, where he was in custody, to the Dubois County Security Center where he was booked on the active warrant at 6:21 p.m. Friday.

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