ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – A Spanish Lake man is due in court next month for participating in a car theft nearly 18 months ago.

According to the St. Louis County Police Department’s probable cause statement, the theft happened between Sept. 3 and Sept 4, 2022, at an apartment complex in the 11000 block of Oak Forest Parkway Drive.

The victim reported that his vehicle, a 2018 Hyundai Elantra, had been stolen from outside his home.

The car was located in St. Louis City the following day. Police claim Usher Prince, 19, was driving the vehicle. Prince was later arrested and interviewed by St. Louis County police detectives.

Investigators claim Prince admitted to acting as a lookout while an associate stole the vehicle.

The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged Prince with stealing – motor vehicle. Prince was issued a summons to appear in court on May 23.