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Suspect in Hit and Run, Stolen Truck Arrested in Sterling

A citizen identified the truck and contacted authorities, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

Security footage of the suspect in the hit and run case. James L. Jack, 50, was arrested Thursday.
Security footage of the suspect in the hit and run case. James L. Jack, 50, was arrested Thursday.
The suspect in a hit and run with a stolen truck was apprehended on Thursday, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

James L. Jack, 50, of no fixed address, is charged with auto theft and driving while a habitual offender. Jack is also facing additional charges from the Town of Leesburg in connection with the hit and run.

Jack was located following a citizens report that they spotted the stolen truck in the area of Briarcroft Plaza in Sterling, according to an LCSO release.

The truck was involved in a hit and run in the area of Fort Evans Road and the Route 7/Route 15 Bypass on Wednesday. Law enforcement released an image of what the truck looks like and security footage of the suspect.

The truck, a 2005 Freightliner, was reported stolen May 7 from the area of Route 50 near Fleetwood Road. It was recovered and returned to the owner.

Jack remains held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on no bond.

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