When MWPD arrived, the driver – identified as Willie J. Golden, 57 – was standing outside of the van.
He was arrested for multiple violations, including driving without lights when required, failure to drive in a single-marked lane, driving while license suspended and other miscellaneous traffic offenses.
Most recently, another vehicle was reported stolen on Dec. 1 between 2 a.m. and 7:45 a.m. Police arrived at a home in the 600 block of SW 16th Street that day where a victim claimed his 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe, with 22-inch rims, was stolen. MWPD said the victim told them the sport utility vehicle was locked and his keys were not left inside.
MWPD told the Index this vehicle was actually located Tuesday around 1 p.m. by officials in Erath County.