Woman kept rental truck 2 months say Hendersonville Police

Christina Jones
Christina Jones

A woman was arrested Thursday in Polk County in a rental truck that was supposed to be returned in February.

36-year-old Christina Marie Jones was arrested and charged with failure to return rental property.

7News crews on the scene saw NC State Highway Patrol officers with guns drawn stopping a Penske box truck Thursday morning.

According to Hendersonville Police, a Penske representative saw the truck in South Carolina and confirmed with corporate that it was missing and reported it to Highway Patrol.

The truck was rented from Hendersonville on February 1 and was supposed to be returned to Indianapolis on February 5.

Jones is being held in the Henderson County Detention Center on $22,000 bond.

The suspect’s boyfriend, Matthew Smithers, was also arrested.

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