Car Stolen From Hospital Recovered, Man Charged In Theft

A man has been charged after police say he was caught driving a stolen car.

The 1997 Honda Accord was reported stolen from the Memorial Central parking garage in Colorado Springs Wednesday. The car was spotted on the 4700 block of Rusina Road the following day with a man and woman inside.

Police say the male driver, identified as 27-year-old Lucas Laur, confessed to stealing the car. He was charged with motor vehicle theft, as well as unlawful possession of a controlled substance.

The passenger, 27-year-old Deedee Winstead, wasn't charged in the vehicle theft, but does face charges of unlawful possession of a controlled substance.

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