A traffic stop in Mead led to the recovery of a stolen vehicle and the arrests of three adults and two juveniles, the Bryan County Sheriff’s Office said.
Thursday evening, Deputy Vinnie Cacace saw a Dodge pickup traveling westbound on Highway 70 and the truck crossed the center line into both westbound lanes of traffic, according to the report.
The deputy conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle near New Berry Creek Road in the Mead area.
According to the sheriff’s office, Deputy Cacace suspected the vehicle had been stolen from Bokchito earlier in the day. Deputy Cacace confirmed with a police dispatcher that the truck was stolen from Bokchito. Additional deputies arrived to assist Deputy Cacace with the five suspects, who were all arrested.
According to the sheriff’s office, the three adults, identified as Kyle Vandenburg, David Robinson, and Jonathan Tucker were booked into the Bryan County Jail for suspicion of motor vehicle theft, marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia that was found in the pickup.
On Friday, Vandenburg, 19, was charged with felony possession of a stolen vehicle and misdemeanor possession of marijuana. Charges had not been filed against the others as of Friday afternoon.
A report will be submitted to Juvenile Affairs regarding the two juveniles arrested.