Friday afternoon, a Pontiac Grand Prix GT was reported stolen from outside Itasca Coin Laundry. According to the Grand Rapids Police Department, the owner left the vehicle running and went inside to buy a can of pop. When he returned, the vehicle was gone. Officers from Grand Rapids and the Minnesota State Patrol searched for the vehicle, unsuccessfully.
The vehicle was located in Virginia (Minnesota) and charges are pending against the driver. The owner and the person who took the vehicle aren’t believed to have known each other. Charges are pending.