ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an 18-year-old man drove a stolen car to police headquarters to pick up court papers about a previous auto theft he was involved in — documents that were found in yet another stolen car.
Carnell Eugene Butler now faces charges in three stolen car cases.READ MORE: In Wake Of Sacramento Teen Shootings, Police Gang Units Arrest 4, Seize Guns, Illegal Drugs
St. Petersburg police say officers found a stolen Infiniti on Sunday. Inside, they found Butler’s documents related to a June auto theft arrest.READ MORE: 'The Mighty Ducks' Star Who Was Arrested In Marysville Celebrates 2 Years Sober With Striking Photos
Detectives contacted Butler, who arranged to pick them up. When he arrived at police headquarters, a detective arrested Butler and found keys to a Hyundai Sonata in his pocket. The car was located a block away.
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Butler was being held without bond. Jail records didn’t list an attorney.