A Del Rio man was arrested trying to cross to Mexico in a stolen vehicle, the man is now facing charges of theft of property, according to police records.
Matthew John Yanez, 30, whose place of residence is listed at the 1200 block of West Pierce Street, was arrested on Oct. 15, at 3:14 p.m.
Police records state Yanez was arrested after Del Rio Police Department officers were dispatched to the Del Rio Port of Entry, 3140 Spur 239, on Oct. 15, at approximately 1:35 p.m., in response to a man who was trying to take a stolen vehicle to Mexico.
The vehicle listed is a 2016 Nissan Altima, silver in color, registered to an individual with an address in Amarillo, Texas.
The officer, the arrest report states, confirmed the stolen status of the vehicle and proceeded to arrest Yanez, who was charged with the offense of theft of property equal or more than $1,500 but less than $20,000, a state jail felony.
If convicted as charged, Yanez could be facing up to two years jail time and fine not to exceed $10,000.