Nederland man arrested in Beaumont for stealing truck, drug warrant

Published 10:43 am Wednesday, October 28, 2015

BEAUMONT — A Nederland man was arrested for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and a drug warrant at a motel in Beaumont on Tuesday.

Beaumont Police followed up on a tip and found a stolen Ford truck and the suspect at the Heritage Inn, 2850 Interstate 10 east at about noon, Oct. 27.

The red Ford F-250 diesel truck had the wrong paper tag and was parked at the rear of the motel, according to a press release the Beaumont Police Department.

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Officers ran the vehicle identification number and found the vehicle was reported stolen out of Beaumont.

The suspect, identified as William Jamie Isbell, was located in a motel room and arrested without incident. He was then transported to the Auto Theft Task Force where he made a statement regarding the truck. He was transported to the Jefferson County Correctional Facility and charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and an outstanding Jefferson County Warrant for possession of a controlled substance.