Stolen vehicle recovered, man charged with theft, drug charges

Authorities also found 1.7 grams of suspected methamphetamine in the vehicle.

Posted: Dec 11, 2017 1:08 PM

Rochester, Minn. – A vehicle that was reported stolen Nov. 8 has been found and resulted in a man facing charges for motor vehicle theft and fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance.
The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy was on patrol Saturday night when an automatic license plate reader in the squad car detected a stolen vehicle.
The deputy followed the vehicle to 19th St. NW and West Circle Dr.
A traffic stop resulted in 29-year-old Cody Haakenson being found with keys to the car after it was parked on a Chatfield street.
Authorities also found 1.7 grams of suspected methamphetamine in the vehicle.

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