Seffner, Fla.-(970 WFLA)-Hillsborough deputies have stopped a string of car thefts with the arrest of 42 year-old Scott Douglas Kelsey. The Seffner man is charged with three vehicle thefts over the past two months. Detectives are checking to see if Kelsey was involved in additional thefts.
Deputies say Kelsey stopped at the Circle K on State Road 579 in Mango in a stolen pickup truck. Investigators say Kelsey walked out of the store with a stolen soft drink and got into another man's car and drove off. That car was later recovered in Tampa.
Detectives say Kelsey is suspected in yet another car theft when he took off in a someone's Honda. Kelsey is charged with vehicle grand theft and vehicle burglary.