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Michigan car allegedly stolen, recovered in Pioneer

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By Joseph P. King II

RARITY MOUNTAIN—A man found sleeping in the bed of a pickup truck off Interstate 75 near exit 160 in Campbell County was arrested in connection with an out-of-state motor vehicle theft.

John Nicholas McFalls, 26, was found asleep in the bed of the reportedly stolen pickup truck Monday near mile marker 157, Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Michael Heatherly said.

A full report was not immediately available.

McFalls was approached by authorities when a motorist called for assistance, Heatherly said.

The vehicle was reported stolen from Bay City, Mich., Heatherly added.

McFalls reportedly told Heatherly he was traveling to Arkansas.

He is charged with theft of property under $10,000.