Nicollet Car Theft Arrest Made 02 Dec 11

A 20-year-old Lake Crystal man is in custody after allegedly stealing a pickup truck in the City of Nicollet this week. The crime was reported at just before 1am Thursday. The truck was stolen from a Nicollet resident’s garage on Elm Street, and the thief damaged the garage door and the vehicle while backing the truck out. A short time later a state trooper spotted the vehicle travelling east on Highway 14 near North Mankato, and took Jordan Anton Lane into custody. He faces charges of motor vehicle theft, burglary, theft and DWI. Lane is being held in the Nicollet County Jail pending formal charges.