Suspect tells police he traded crack cocaine to borrow stolen truck

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A man whose truck was stolen was able to track it using an app. When Metro police found the truck and the suspect, they say he admitted to borrowing it from someone in exchange for crack cocaine. 

Brian Frierson, 41, is charged with aggravated burglary and theft of property.

The victim called reported to officers someone broke down his front door Saturday morning, stole liquor bottles, his keys and his truck. That man tracked his truck using an app to an address in Bordeaux and called the police. 

Officers responded to the location and found the stolen truck and say Frierson was standing next to it.

According to his arrest affidavit, Frierson ran but officers were able to catch him.

Frierson told officers he knew the truck was stolen but said he did not do it, according to police. Responding officers say Frierson said a man pulled up to him in the truck looking for crack cocaine. “Frierson offered this person the crack cocaine if he could borrow the… truck… and go make some money,” according to police. 

Police say Frierson had the truck owner’s debit card in his shirt pocket. 

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