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Man steals tractor in Miami, arrested in Naples

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Posted at 3:41 PM, Jan 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-28 15:41:19-05

A Hialeah man was arrested for allegedly stealing a semi tractor from a towing company, the Florida Highway Patrol said in a report.

FHP Troopers responded to Downtown Towing in Miami in reference to a stolen vehicle, Saturday morning.

An employee told Troopers that one of the company's semi tractors was stolen and currently being GPS tracked heading westbound on I-75 in Collier County.

The Collier County Sheriff's Office and FHP were able to locate the tractor traveling westbound on I-75 between mm 97 and mm 105.

A felony traffic stop was conducted and 48-year-old William Morgado was found behind the wheel.

Morgado was arrested and charged with Grand Theft Auto.

He remains at the Naples Jail Center on a $12,000 bond.