Motorcycle thief caught during traffic stop
POSTED: Monday, April 18, 2011 - 11:27am
UPDATED: Monday, April 18, 2011 - 3:07pm
A routine traffic stop Sunday morning led to the arrest of a 30-year-old Longview man.
Police say they stopped Eric Wayne Smith around 5:30 a.m. near Fairmont and Princeton with a motorcycle in the truck bed. Officers discovered the motorcycle was stolen property from the 2000 block of Lee street five days earlier.
Smith was arrested and charged with theft.