Iowa City man accused of first-degree theft

Matthew Ring

Rachel Steil, News Reporter

An Iowa City man has been accused of stealing a vehicle from Taco Bell.

Trell Grant, 33, was charged on Dec. 14 with first-degree theft and fifth-degree theft.

According to the arrest affidavit, police responded to the Taco Bell on Highway 6 in Iowa City when a woman’s 2007 Chrysler Pacifica SUV was stolen.

The vehicle was involved in a traffic stop shortly after police spoke with the victim, the affidavit said. Grant was driving the stolen vehicle and admitted to stealing it, the affidavit said.

Grant also stole the two phones from the victim’s car, the affidavit said.

First-degree theft is a Class-C felony.

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