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Public Safety

Cedar Rapids man arrested in stolen vehicle after hit-and-run crash

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Cedar Rapids man was arrested Thursday after he was involved in a hit-and-run wreck while driving a stolen vehicle, police said.

Curtis L. Kelley, 26, was driving a stolen 2008 Ford Taurus when he was involved in a hit-and-run near Edgewood Road and 33rd Avenue SW in Cedar Rapid, according to the criminal complaint.

Once in custody, Kelley admitted he had taken the vehicle, police said.

Kelley faces a charge of second-degree theft. He is being held at Linn County Jail.

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