LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office recently recovered a stolen car worth roughly $70,000 after they found the suspect asleep in the back.
LSO said the vehicle was stolen out of Keith County.
Around 7 p.m. on Tuesday, deputies with the Lancaster Sheriff's Office were in an area of SW 2nd and W Wittstruck Streets, near Highway 77 in south Lincoln, where they noticed a pickup truck parked in a field.
LSO said David Mendoza, 28, was sleeping in the backseat and stole the truck from a home in Ogallala.
Deputies said Mendoza was arrested and is facing felony theft charges.
The truck is worth roughly $70,000 and was stolen on Monday of this week.