A homeless man was arrested in downtown Perry Sunday morning allegedly in possession of a vehicle not his own.
Bradley John Little, 26, of no fixed abode was charged with operating a vehicle without the owner’s consent.
The incident began about 10 a.m. Sunday, when an officer of the Perry Police Department responded to a report of a missing or stolen vehicle near Second and Warford streets in downtown Perry.
The officer responded and found Little in or around the vehicle, which had been moved from where its owner last parked it.
Little was cited and released in advance of an appearance in Dallas County District Court.
Little was convicted of fifth-degree theft in 2017 in Madison County District Court. He was convicted of fifth-degree theft in 2018 in Dallas County District Court, and he was convicted of controlled substance violation in 2018 in Dallas County District Court.
Little currently faces charges of disorderly conduct-fighting or violent behavior in Dallas County District Court in connection with a March 24, 2020, incident. He currently faces charges of public intoxication, possession of drug paraphernalia and interference with official acts in Polk County District Court in connection with a May 6, 2020, incident, and he currently faces charges of first-offense domestic abuse assault, first-offense trespass, second-degree burglary and attempted third-degree burglary in Boone County District Court in connection with a June 5, 2020, incident.
*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is innocent until and unless proven guilty.