Christopher Brian Piette was arrested Monday at his Freeport home and charged with the May 31 theft of a truck that was taken from a local gas station.

FREEPORT — Christopher Brian Piette was arrested Monday at his Freeport home and charged with the May 31 theft of a truck that was taken from a local gas station.

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Charges were filed after the vehicle was located, halfway across the country, “at an abandoned parking garage in Omaha, Nebraska,” a Walton County Sheriff’s Office news release said.

The truck was a rather distinctive 2000 Toyota Tundra described as having “a green top and silver bottom,” a 3-inch lift, Terra Grappler tires, new rims and featuring not only an Alabama Crimson Tide tag on the front, but also a Green Hornet sticker on the windshield.

It was stolen when its owner parked it at the gas pump of the Express Lane station in Freeport and left the keys in the ignition, the release said.

Piette, 26, was identified when a man authorities believed to be him was caught on surveillance video “casing the parking lot” and then stealing the truck.