Truck theif now in custody

NewsCenter 23
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 10:40am

An alleged truck theif is in custody, after the owner of the vehicle tracked him down himself.

Brownsville police arrested Jose Luis Acuna for allegedly stealing a 1999 Yukon in Brownsville.

Police say the victim was actually following the vehicle when he called B-P-D.

Acuna allegedly stole the truck, while the owner was gassing up.

He led police on a low speed chase, before abandoning the vehicle on Villa Verde drive.

Police say they caught Acuna on foot, a short time later.

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