- A person accused of stealing a truck from a grocery retailer supplied to rap in trade for a brand new automobile at a enterprise subsequent door.
- The suspect, Arrik Schmidt, was arrested and charged on Friday.
- A supervisor of an Elite Auto enterprise advised WRAL-TV the suspect requested to rap for a brand new Navigator the night time earlier than.
A man who’s accused of stealing a Frito Lay truck leading to a prolonged police chase advised an area enterprise worker that he would rap in trade for a brand new automobile, WRAL-TV reported.
The driving force, recognized by authorities as Arrik Schmidt, allegedly stole the truck from Carlie C’s grocery retailer in North Carolina on Friday morning and led authorities on an almost 100-mile pursuit, based on the outlet.
A supervisor of an Elite Auto enterprise, situated subsequent door to the grocery retailer, advised WRAL-TV that the suspect requested for a automobile in trade for a rap track the night time earlier than.
“He requested if he may rap adequate would I give him the Navigator,” Stephen Jackson, who declined the supply, advised the outlet. “He mentioned, ‘Properly let me make some strikes tonight, and I will be again tomorrow and see what we are able to do.”
Schmidt reportedly took the truck the next day and police had been in a position to cease the suspect in the course of the chase through the use of cease sticks on the interstate to deflate the tires, WRAL-TV reported.
He was arrested and charged with larceny of a motorcar, records show, and is detained at Harnett County jail on a $15,000 bond.