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Wisconsin man tells deputies aliens made him steal car

EYOTA, Minn. (KTTC) — A Wisconsin man was arrested after deputies said he stole a family member’s car and drove to Eyota.

Deputies said 44-year-old Jeffrey Pelot said he was communicating with aliens and that the aliens made him steal the car.

Deputies said Pelot stole a Ford Escape near Wausau at just before 6 a.m. on Thursday. Deputies said he then drove to Eyota and waited outside a friend’s house for a few hours before being taken into custody.

Deputies said he is expected to be extradited back to Wisconsin Friday or Saturday

After Pelot was read his Miranda rights, deputies said he allegedly told them he joined the Illuminati in 2006.

Deputies said the charges Pelot is facing include possession of a stolen vehicle and burglary.

Chris Watkins

Social Media & Digital Content Manager

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