Driver arrested in pickup stolen from Lawton

Driver arrested in pickup stolen from Lawton

COMANCHE CO., Okla. (TNN) - A man has been arrested after leading police on a chase.

It started when Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a man stole a pickup in Lawton and took off south for Texas.

Troopers say 21-year-old Randall Pickens took the truck early this morning from the Kirk's Ambulance Service parking lot on 17th street.

A Turnpike employee who was listening to his scanner spotted Pickens as he drove down I-44.

OHP quickly caught up with him.

Troopers were set up along the exits of the interstate between Walters and Lawton, and they say they were able to stop the truck when it took the Geronimo-Faxon exit.

They arrested Pickens for driving under the influence, driving without a license and improper use of a vehicle.

Troopers say he told them he was trying to get back into Texas.

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