Crime Watch 8

Police: Intoxicated 18-year-old man stole car, crashed it into pond

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NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (WISH) — Police say an intoxicated 18-year-old man stole a car and then crashed it into a pond.

Just after 5 a.m. Monday, the Noblesville Police Department received a call that someone had crashed a car into a pond near the intersection of Chapel Park Drive West and Chapel Park Drive South.

The driver was not in the car when police arrived but was located shortly after. Police determined that the car had been stolen.

Mason Battle, 18, of Noblesville, was identified as the driver and has been arrested in the case.

Mugshot of Mason Battle. (Provided Photo/Noblesville Police Department)

Battle was arrested on preliminary charges of motor vehicle theft, operating while intoxicated and illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor.