A 38-year-old man is under arrest after stealing an 18-wheeler early Saturday afternoon from a tire business off of Loop 323.

While officers from the Smith County Sheriff's Department were responding to the scene, they received a call from a citizen who told them they were behind the stolen vehicle.

Once they were able to catch up to the individual in question, Deputies overtook the stolen 18 wheeler near Loop 49 and Highway 155.

After the officers conducted a vehicle stop, the subject was taken into custody and booked into the Smith County Jail.

He is to be charged with stealing the 18-wheeler. Once formal charges are conducted, his identity will be released.

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