Troutman police officers recovered a stolen U-Haul truck and arrested a Charlotte man wanted for charges in another jurisdiction.

Donald Dorest

Donald Steven Dorest, 55, was arrested on February 4, according to a Troutman Police Department news release.

About 1:46 a.m. on February 4, TPD Officer Dotson and Sgt. Benge observed a U-Haul truck displaying an Arizona license plate on Charlotte Highway near Appliance Avenue, police said.

A vehicle check showed the truck had been reported stolen from a retailer in Charlotte, according to the news release.

The officers initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle, which was driven by Dorest, police said.

The suspect was arrested and charged with possession of a stolen motor vehicle and served with the outstanding warrant for his arrest.

He was transported to the Iredell County Detention Center, where a magistrate set his bond at $55,007.

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