An SUV reported stolen from Crookston Sunday morning, Jan. 20, but apparently taken late the night before, was recovered in Grand Forks early Sunday morning and the woman driving it was taken into custody.
According to Crookston Police, Mary J. Adams, 36, of Brainerd, Minn. was arrested for DUI and on an outstanding Department of Corrections warrant. She remains in custody in Grand Forks while the CPD prepares to formally charge her with motor vehicle theft.
The CPD was contacted at 7:45 a.m. Sunday about the missing 2007 GMC Yukon, black in color, from the residence at 601 North Front Street in Crookston. The reporting party indicated the vehicle had last been seen in the driveway at 11 p.m. Saturday. According to police, the reporting party thought the SUV was locked, but reported having issues with the remote lock.
The vehicle's information was subsequently entered into the National Crime Information Center network, and a hit came back from the North Dakota State Patrol. A trooper there had stopped the vehicle in Grand Forks at 3:10 a.m. Sunday and arrested Adams.
The Yukon was returned to its owner.