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Suspected Car Thief Picks the Wrong Victim

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    Suspected Car Thief Picks the Wrong Victim
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    Officer Jerry Varney was working traffic in front of Pizza Hut Park when he noticed a familiar truck driving by. Turns out it was his pick-up truck.

    "I couldn't believe it. I was just like, you've got to be kidding me. I live an hour away and I'm thinking, 'How am I going to get home?'" the Frisco police veteran said.

    After a brief chase and with the help of officers on the scene, Varney caught up to his truck and the driver.

    James Herring, 22, now faces felony theft and evading charges.

    Suspected Car Thief Picks The Wrong Victim

    [DFW] Suspected Car Thief Picks The Wrong Victim
    A Frisco police officer ends up chasing his own stolen truck after the suspected thief drives it right past him outside of Pizza Hut Park.
    (Published Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008)

    The 1994 Chevy truck, loaded with power windows and an AM/FM cassette deck, was returned without any new scratches.