Possible Stolen Semi Tractor Found in Henry County

On March 23rd, 2021, at approximately 11:45 a.m., the Henry County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a possibly stolen semi-tractor.  The owner of the semi-tractor was monitoring it’s location via GPS and stated it was traveling through Henry County.  The Henry County Sheriff’s Office along with the Mount Pleasant Police Department stopped the semi-tractor on the Highway 218 exit 42 off ramp.  Deputies and Officers contacted the driver.  The driver was identified as Sebastian Rios-Sierra, 30 of Toyah Texas.  During the investigation, Sebastian attempted to get back into the semi-tractor and leave the scene.  Sebastian was arrested and transported to the Henry County Jail.

The investigation determined Sebastian had driven several hundred miles from his destination, abandoned a semi-trailer and its’ contents, and was trying to go to Texas.

Sebastian was charged with Interference with Official Acts, a simple misdemeanor and Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Owner’s Consent, an aggravated misdemeanor.  Sebastian is being held in the Henry County Jail on a $2500 bond.