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      Stolen pick-up lands Ottumwa man in jail

      Chirstopher Myers, 48


      A stolen truck has landed an Ottumwa man in jail.


      Christopoher Orval Myers, 48, was arrested and charged with Second Degree Theft after an investigation into a stolen pick-up truck.


      On July 23, the Wapello County Sheriff'S Office received a report of a stolen 1997 Dodge pick-up.


      The next day, invesigators learned that the vehicle had been purchased by a salvage yard in Keokuk County and demolished.


      The investigation evenutally led deputies to Myers.


      If convicted, Myers faces up to five years in prison. He remains in custody on a $5,000 bond.

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