SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (ABC4 News) – According to South Jordan police, a 24-year-old man was arrested after an investigation uncovered he is possibly rolling the odometers back on cars before selling them online. 

Arresting documents state Steve Stone was identified through a photo line-up by a victim in one of the cases South Jordan police were investigating on reports of possible odometer fraud. 

During the investigation, a detective found a vehicle ad on KSL classified website that was similar to the other ads posted by Stone. The detective pretended to be a buyer and set up a time to look at the vehicle, document state.  

The detective stated that after meeting with a relative of Stone to buy the car, he was handed a vehicle title that showed the vehicle still belonged to another individual, with no affiliation to the seller.  

Police said during the transaction, Stone was waiting close by and was acting as a lookout. 

Lt. Matt Pennington said they are investigating multiple cases where the odometers have been rolled back upwards of 100,000 miles.  Right now, they are currently working nine cases and Motor Vehicle Enforcement is working four or five more, all involving Steven Stone and possibly additional suspects. 

The reports state detectives have also been able to use CARFAX reports on some of the vehicles to show a more accurate report of the mileage the cars they were selling had.

A record check of Stone shows he has multiple charges of theft, communications fraud, odometer violations and selling cars without a dealer license starting in September of 2016. He was charged in June 2017 for similar charges, and additionally in June, July, September and October 2018.

At the time of his arrest, Stone had active warrants for his arrest and was still going through the court process on all his previous charges.