A Mountain City, Tennessee man was in custody in Johnson County on Thursday after allegedly stealing a vehicle from Samaritan's Purse in Boone on October 2.
The Watauga Democrat reports Johnson County Sheriff's Office Investigator Shawn Brown said the Honda Element was reportedly taken around 5 a.m. and found around 1:30 p.m. that same day.
According to the report, video footage of the incident reportedly showed a person wearing a clown mask allegedly taking the vehicle.
The Watauga County Sheriff's Office shift report indicates the vehicle's GPS showed it was in Mountain City, and Johnson County Sheriff's officials located the vehicle, the suspect in the driver's seat, with the keys and the clown mask.
Brown said 26-year-old Michael A. Arnett, of Hubert Taylor Road, Mountain City, was arrested and charged with possession of stolen property over $10,000.
WCSO Major Kelly Redmon said Arnett faces charges in Watauga including felony breaking and entering, felony larceny of a motor vehicle and misdemeanor damage to property.