A Hudson Valley man is accused of renting a U-Haul for one day and never returning it.

On Wednesday around 2:15 p.m., Ulster Police Department received a complaint from U-Haul about an unauthorized use of one of their rented vehicles.

An investigation revealed that 20-year-old James T. Muller of Kingston rented a 2016 Ford Transit van for one day in August, but never returned the vehicle, police say.

Muller and the unreturned rented U-Haul were allegedly found in Saugerties, just fifteen minutes after police received the complaint.

Muller was charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle, a misdemeanor. He was arraigned in Town of Ulster Court and remanded to the Ulster County Jail on $1,500 bail $3,000 bond.

The Ulster Police Department were assisted by the Saugerties Police Department.

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