Stolen car recovered
Two men are in the Wilbarger County Jail after they allegedly stole a vehicle from the Walmart parking lot.
Joseph Hall, 22 of Vernon, was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and Jacob Mankoff, 30 of Keller, was booked into the jail on a charge of fraudulent use of ID and a warrant out of Tarrant County.
Vernon Police were called to Walmart on March 24 for a report of a stolen vehicle, a 2017 Toyota Camry was missing. During the investigation the vehicle’s owner reported the car was seen at West Hop-in, 2730 Main. The subjects left prior to officer arrival, but the car had been seen heading north on Bowie Street. An officer spotted the vehicle and made the traffic stop, where the men were arrested.
Mankoff allegedly was in possession of credit cards from at least three different owners.