At 11:15 this morning, Metro Police officers were alerted by staff at the Caltex Garage at the corner of Landsdowne and Strandfontein roads of a motorist who left without paying for his petrol. Officers spotted the silver Hyundai and gave chase. They managed to force the driver to stop along Strandfontein Road and upon searching the vehicle, found a bankie of dagga. The suspect was taken back to Caltex where the owners indicated that they want to lay a charge of theft. But things got progressively worse for the 26-year-old when it was discovered that the vehicle had been stolen in Stellenbosch last September. The suspect was detained at Philippi SAPS on charges of theft, possession of drugs and possession of a stolen vehicle.