Motorist Who Runs Out Of Gas Calls Police for Help, Gets Arrested

November 22, 2011 Updated Nov 22, 2011 at 1:27 PM EDT

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Motorist Who Runs Out Of Gas Calls Police for Help, Gets Arrested

November 22, 2011 Updated Nov 22, 2011 at 1:27 PM EDT

According to the New Orleans Times-Picayune, a 35-year-old Louisiana man who called police for assistance after his vehicle ran out of gas was arrested Thursday morning after police said the license plate on the vehicle had been reported as stolen and that painkillers were found in the vehicle.

The suspect was also sought on an active fugitive warrant in Louisiana, the Times-Picayune story says.

Read the Times-Picayune story HERE.