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Police: Man steals car to "go home to Florida"

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

An Iowa City man is facing theft charges accused of stealing a car. Navel Aguilar, 32, was arrested on Tuesday, and he's charged with 2nd degree theft.

Police say a woman reported that her car had been taken on Tuesday, and she gave officers a description of the vehicle. Later that day, police say they saw it heading east on I-80. According to the police report, officers pulled Aguilar over near West Branch in the car that was reported stolen.

Police took him into custody, and they say that he admitted to stealing the car "in order to go home to Florida."

Aguilar was booked in the Johnson County Jail on Tuesday morning.

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