Robert Stienstra, 22, was discovered at New Smyrna Beach Municipal Airport attempting to steal an aircraft. Officers found him sitting in the right-hand seat of the aircraft. Upon being discovered, Stienstra asked the officers if they knew how to fly before jumping from the emergency exit. Stienstra later claimed he had bought the aircraft and was going to fly to California to see his girlfriend. Before attempting to steal the aircraft, Stienstra stole a vehicle and drove it to the airport. He was carrying 500 grams of marijuana, as well as a pocketknife and a laptop.