HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A dispatch for the concern for welfare landed a homeless man in jail on several charges.
Police found 18-year-old Michael Pritchard Jr. sleeping in a car in an alley in the 1400 block of North Van Buren. Officers later learned the car had been reported stolen. However, Pritchard denied he stole the car. According to his statement to police, he claimed he just found it.
After he was arrested on the felony charge of possession of stolen property, police found a zipper pouch on him that contained suspected methamphetamine.
Potential charges include possession of stolen property, possession of methamphetamine, criminal damage and drug paraphernalia.
In court, his bond was left at $7,500.