FDL Man Charged For Van Theft

The 19-year-old Fond du Lac man suspected of stealing a van from the Shopko parking lot with a 9-year-old boy in it has been charged for this past Monday’s incident. Juan Gutierrez made an initial appearance in Fond du Lac County Court today where he was charged with taking and driving a vehicle without the owner’s consent. A $2,000 cash bond was set and he was ordered not to have contact with the boy, the boy’s mother or the store. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Friday, June 21st. Gutierrez allegedly told investigators he didn’t know the boy was in the van when he took it and dropped him off several blocks away from Shopko.