Late last week, a truck that had been reported stolen from Norfolk Southern was recovered near Cartersville.
Deputies were contacted by a homeowner about a vehicle that her son had left parked in her yard. When deputies arrived, dispatch notified them that the tag had been switched.
After checking the VIN, the vehicle had been reported stolen by Norfolk Southern in Chattanooga.
The suspect in the theft, Alan Joel Spurgeon (58 of Higdon) is currently incarcerated in the Dade County Detention Center (Georgia).