Man arrested for stealing a 31 year old pickup truck - WRBL

Man arrested for stealing a 31 year old pickup truck

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Lowery Moorefield. Courtesy: Kingsport Police Department Lowery Moorefield. Courtesy: Kingsport Police Department
KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL) -

A Kingsport teenager faces charges for stealing a 1982 model Ford pickup truck.

Kingsport Police tell News Channel 11 that light gray F150 was stolen overnight from Collins Auto on Lynn Garden Drive.

Around 12:36 PM this afternoon, Scott County authorities notified Kingsport police that their officers were in pursuit of a stolen vehicle and was entering into Tennessee.

Kingsport Police intercepted the vehicle South bound on Lynn Garden Drive, after a brief pursuit two people abandoned the stolen truck and fled on foot.

After a foot chase, officers arrested Lowery Moorefield and identified him as the driver of the stolen vehicle.  Moorefield turned 18 last Friday.

Moorefield is charged with motor vehicle theft, evading arrest, resisting arrest, and driving on a suspended license

The vehicle was recovered and released to the owner.

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