Serial Gas Driveoff Thief Sentenced
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Stewartville man has been sentenced to 40 days in jail and fined $600 for a series of gas driveoffs in Rochester.
33 year old Michael Kochen was also ordered to pay restitution of $850. Court records show Kochen used two vehicles in the series of driveoffs that began in June 2013 and continued until he was caught in October last year.
The driveoffs took place at local Kwik Trip stores and were recorded by surveillance cameras.