Clarion County, PA – A Clarion County man’s criminal method of solving his problems has landed him in hot water.

21-year-old Dakota Crisman is facing charges after he allegedly rummaged through two vehicles in Shippenville in October.

Although Crisman says he didn’t take anything, he told police that he was looking for money to pay off his probation fines.

Crisman faces misdemeanor theft charges.

Court records show that he has a lengthy criminal history, including two criminal trespass charges.

Although Crisman was living in Shippenville during the latest crime, he is now believed to be in the Venango County area.

His court date is scheduled for Jan. 9.