Man charged with stealing Augusta Police Cruiser

Officers reportedly found Kyle King inside the stolen police car
Kyle King
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Published: Nov. 27, 2022 at 4:24 PM EST
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AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - A man is behind bars after reportedly stealing a police cruiser in Augusta.

Kyle King, 27, is charged with theft by unauthorized use. He’s described as being a transient in the Augusta area.

An Augusta police officer was at the police station Saturday taking a report in the lobby. When they went back outside to return to their marked cruiser, it was gone.

Police used GPS tracking and located the vehicle at Shaw’s Plaza.

When officers arrived, they reportedly found King in the cruiser.

King was taken into to custody without incident.

He is being held on $300 cash bail at Kennebec County Jail.