25-year-old Jonathan Rivera from Hartford who was in court to face a charge of stealing a car stormed the courthouse with another stolen car.

According to the Hartford Courant, the man appeared at the Superior Court to face a charge of first-degree larceny and tampering with a motor vehicle involving an alleged car thief in Hartford on the 17th  of February.

The website reported that while Rivera was inside the courthouse, police outside were scanning license plates for violations and discovered a Subaru that had been reported stolen on Feb. 28.

According to the Hartford police, officers watched the car and when Rivera returned and attempted to drive away, they arrested him.

Rivera is now being charged with second-degree larceny, tampering with a motor vehicle and operation a motor vehicle without a license. He is being held on $25,000 bond.

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