The London Police Department says officers arrested a man after he tried to steal a vehicle. The owner of the vehicle told police he saw Ryan Paolantino inside the vehicle on West 7th Street, hitting the ignition switch with a hammer and screwdriver. When Paolantino saw the owner, he ran away towards Main Street. Officers found Paolantino, who told them he had a hammer in his backpack. Police also found two screwdrivers, three needles and a meth pipe. A fourth needle was found in Paolantino’s t-shirt pocket. Paolantino was arrested and charged with auto theft, criminal mischief and possession of burglary tools and drug paraphernalia. He was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.