Woman In Custody After Stealing Welding Truck


MALVERN, AR -- A Malvern woman is in custody after allegedly stealing a welding truck and fleeing from police.

The Garland County Sheriff's Office reports 40-year-old Astrid Eye jumped into a Homer Welding Company truck and fled west on Malvern Avenue.

Workers contacted authorities and followed the truck. They stayed in contact with deputies until they spotted the vehicle going west on Albert Pike.

Officials caught up with Eye after the truck crashed into a fence.

Eye is being charged with fleeing, careless and prohibited driving and theft of property.

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