A Trenton, Missouri man is behind bars in Adair County facing a felony charge.
Jason Wheelbarger, 35, is charged with first degree tampering with a motor vehicle. He is being held in the Adair County jail under $25,000 cash only bond.
According to court papers, Kirksville police were called to Devlin Place in connection with a report of a suspicious person.
Police found Wheelbarger getting out of a pickup truck. He told officers the truck belonged to a friend of a friend. When the KPD officer checked the license plate on the truck, he discovered it had been reported stolen.
It was discovered that the truck had been reported stolen from Supreme Auto Body in Kirksville earlier in the day.