Marion County deputies nab tattoo-covered car theft suspect

Video: Marion County deputies track down grand theft suspect

OCALA, Fla. — Marion County deputies, with the help of their K-9, helped find a car theft suspect from Putnam County, investigators said.

Deputies said they noticed a stolen 2005 Hyundai vehicle on Saturday pull into the parking lot of the Queens Garden Resort at 3340 S. Pine Ave., in Ocala.

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Robert Wade Hardister, 26, got out of the car and ran, deputies said.

Deputy Matthew Hooper said he and K-9 Ramo tracked Hardister down in the 500 block of SE 35 Place, where Hardister surrendered to deputies without incident.

Hardister faces charges of grand theft auto.