WFPD: Man accused of stealing pickup, other charges

WFPD: Man accused of stealing pickup, other charges
Tanner Kade Hutchins, 21, was booked into the Wichita Co. Jail on Friday after a pickup truck was reported stolen. (Source: WCSO)

WICHITA FALLS, Tx (RNN Texoma) - A Wichita Falls man is facing a list of charges following a call to police about a stolen pickup truck.

According to police, on Friday around 8:52 p.m. officers were called out to a business on the 4500 block of Old Jacksboro Highway.

The victim said they pulled into the parking lot and went inside the store, leaving the keys in the ignition, doors unlocked and the truck running.

While the victim was in the store, the truck was stolen. As officers put out a vehicle description, the stolen vehicle was seen on Midwestern Parkway.

Officers were able to stop the vehicle in the 2500 block of Beefeater Drive in Wichita Falls.

The driver was identified as Tanner Kade Hutchins, 21. As Hutchins was taken into custody, officers could smell a strong odor of marijuana.

A cigarette pack with marijuana inside and a glass bong were found inside the stolen vehicle, according to police.

The total weight of the marijuana came out to .0035 ounces. Officers said Hutchins showed signs of intoxication during the traffic stop.

Hutchins was booked into the Wichita Co. Jail and charged with theft over $2,500 under $30,000, possession of marijuana in a drug-free zone, and driving while intoxicated.

As of Monday afternoon, Hutchins remained behind bars on a $6,750 combined bond.

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