MPD Recovers Truck

Meridian police Thursday recovered a vehicle reported stolen from Louisiana.

Three people were also taken into custody for questioning.

Investigators said the trio was apparently trying to get a bank loan in
Meridian, but an employee becamse suspicious and notified police.

"The bank received a tip that there was an attempted robbery or robbery in Jackson in a stolen truck last night.," said detective Darrell Theall. "They were just on their toes and called the police department like they should have. And we took it from there."

The truck was allegedly taken on a test drive from Slidell, La. No one was immediately charged with any crime. The MPD is checking to
see if the dealership wants to press charges.


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