Sleepy Eye Man Felony Theft 15 Mar 12

A 19-year-old from Sleepy Eye faces felony charges after items stolen from several motor vehicles throughout Sleepy Eye were allegedly discovered in his car. Steven Robert Schroepfer was caught after reportedly selling a stolen tool belt for $5. He later told police that he needed money for gas and cigarettes. A search of his vehicle turned up stolen items such as phone chargers, an iPod, GPS units, a satellite radio, and numerous tools, as well as a bag full of pills and a bag of synthetic marijuana. He has been charged with felony theft and receiving stolen property along with misdemeanor possession of synthetic cannabinoids.