CENTRE COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ)– A Mill Hall man is behind bars after police said he stole a truck in Centre County.

State police in Rockview received a call on the afternoon of May 12 about a Jeep on the side of the road and reported seeing a man walking away from it.

Timothy Sutton, 44, was later identified as the driver. Sutton was traveling west on I-80 when his jeep broke down and was later seen walking through Snow Shoe Township in the area of Birch Run Road around 6 p.m., according to a criminal complaint.

The next morning a 2015 Ram truck was reported stolen to Centre County state police from an area close to where Sutton’s Jeep was abandoned.

Surrounding police departments were notified of the stolen truck and within a few hours, police in Clinton County located it at an intersection in Dunstable Township according to the criminal complaint.

Sutton was identified as the driver and allegedly confessed to police that he had stolen the truck to get back to his home in Mill Hall.

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Sutton now faces felony theft charges and is being held at Centre County Prison on $40,000 bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for May 25.