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Man arrested after allegedly stealing 18-wheeler in Smith County

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SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

A man was arrested after a felony vehicle stop Saturday. 

According to the Smith County Sheriff's Office, early afternoon, the Smith County Sheriff's Office received a call of a stolen 18-wheeler from a tire business off of North Northwest Loop 323.

As Smith County Sheriff's Deputies were responding to the location, a citizen called and advised they were behind the stolen vehicle.

Smith County Sheriff's deputies were able to overtake the stolen 18-wheeler near Toll 49 and State Highway 155. A felony vehicle stop was conducted on the vehicle by two Smith County Sheriff's Office units.

Officials said a 38-year-old male subject was taken into custody and booked into the Smith County Jail. He will be charged with stealing the 18-wheeler.

Officials said the investigation continues. 

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