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Authorities arrest Binghamton man for stealing Florida Jeep

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TOWN OF DICKINSON (WBNG) -- Authorities in Broome County say they impounded a stolen vehicle from Florida Tuesday.

The Broome County Sheriff's Office says it arrested 36-year-old Simon Johnson of Binghamton for being in possession of a stolen 2020 Jeep Cherokee.

The sheriff's office says Johnson was charged with criminal possession of a stolen property in the 4th degree, a class E felony.

They say an officer saw Johnson driving on Old Front Street and noticed a Florida registration on the vehicle indicated it was owned by EAN Holdings and was a rental vehicle.

The Jeep was not returned as scheduled and was reported stolen.

Inside the vehicle, the sheriff's office says they found Johnson in possession of marijuana.

Authorities say Johnson was released on appearance tickets. He is scheduled to return to court at a later date.

WBNG Staff

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