Police Find Alleged Car Thief Hiding in Walmart

Published 03/13 2012 05:27PM

Updated 03/13 2012 05:29PM

    Wichita Falls police say a man who led them on a brief chase this morning is behind bars after he's found hiding out at a Walmart.
    Police say around 7:15 this morning, 30-year-old Billy Shane Weaver stole a car in the 26-hundred block of McNiel and was spotted behind Schlotsky's on Call Field Rd.
     An officer attempted a traffic stop but says Weaver sped up, stopped the car, and ran toward Walmart on Lawrence Rd.
     Police say they found him there trying to make a call on a pay phone.
    Weaver was arrested.
    He's charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
    He also had a theft of property warrant for his arrest out of Wise County.

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