Cover your tracks is a phrase any thief should live by.
An Eldon man is in jail for ignoring that time honored saying.
Wapello County Sheriff's deputies arrested Jason Allen Hannah, 37, after receiving a report of a 4-wheeler theft.
Deputies followed tracks in the dirt and found Hannah loading a Polaris 4-wheeler onto a truck at home in rural Wapello County.
Hannah faces one count of Theft 2nd Degree and one count of Possession of Stolen Property.
He remains in custody on $5,000 bond.