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Grimes County man arrested after investigators find stolen motorcycle, trailers, car and moped

Investigators recovered about $70,000 worth of stolen items.

KBTX, By Adrienne DeMoss, Mar. 4, 2021

ANDERSON, Texas (KBTX) - A man has been arrested after the cargo trailer he was hauling was found to be stolen.

On March 3, Grimes County investigators along with detectives from the Texas A&M University Police Department obtained and executed a search warrant for Joseph Adam McBride’s residence.

Investigators located a stolen 2020 bumper pull travel trailer, a stolen 2018 Ford Sedan, a stolen 2019 Kawasaki motorcycle, a stolen 2015 Yamaha moped, and a stolen enclosed cargo trailer.

McBride had been taken into custody earlier that day when the cargo trailer he was hauling was found to be stolen out of Austin, Texas. In all, investigators recovered about $70,000 worth of stolen items.

McBride was charged with theft of property less than $30,000, a state jail felony, and theft of property less than $150,000, a third-degree felony.

The Grimes County Sheriff’s office says additional criminal charges are being sought.

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