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A truck has been returned to its rightful Burleson owner after it was recovered in Alvarado on Sunday.

Officers with the Alvarado Police Department located the 1986 Dodge truck, which had been stolen on Saturday, at the Holiday Inn.

According to reports, the suspect who was driving the truck at the time — Cody Tarver, 43, of Cross Timber in Burleson — fled on foot.

APD searched the area and Tarver was located and charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle.

A female passenger in the truck was also arrested on two felony warrants.

A judge set Tarver’s bond at $3,000 for unauthorized use of a vehicle. 

He was also charged with speeding and failure to appear. Those bonds were set at $247, and $245 respectively.

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