Storm Lake Man Arrested for Vehicle Theft

A Storm Lake man has been charged with stealing a vehicle.

At approximately 7pm Thursday, the Storm Lake Police and Buena Vista County Sheriff’s Departments reportedly conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for an equipment violation in the 400 block of Flindt Drive in Storm Lake. Police allege that the driver, 26-year-old Alfredo Inzunza, did not own the vehicle. Further investigation revealed that Inzunza entered the unlocked vehicle in the 400 block of Expansion Boulevard, located the keys, and took control of the vehicle without authorization from the owner.

Inzunza was taken into custody without incident, and was later charged with 2nd Degree Theft, a class D felony. Inzunza was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on a five-thousand dollar bond.