YORK – Tyler Finley, 36, of Osceola, has pleaded no contest to possession of a controlled substance in a case where he was also originally charged with theft of a vehicle, unauthorized use of a vehicle and driving under revocation.
He is now facing the possibility of a maximum of two years in prison.
Sentencing has been scheduled for late July.
According to court documents filed by the York Police Department, officers were alerted by Polk County law enforcement that a vehicle with York County license plates had been stolen in Osceola. According to the affidavit, Polk County officials said Finley was a suspect in the crime.
York Police officers say in the documents that later that day, they found Finley walking in York. Upon speaking with him, they said he indicated the stolen vehicle was parked near the community center in York. Officers recovered the vehicle where Finley said it was located.
Upon taking Finley into custody, they searched his person – according to court documents – and found he had two knives on him as well as a glass pipe with residue of methamphetamine.