Anthony McRae was on his way to the police station in Gillette, Wyo., to report his Ford Bronco had been stolen.
That's when McRae spotted his stolen ride and confronted the 16-year-old driver.
The teen made a run for it, but a suspect was arrested a short time later.
Police say McRae saw his Bronco and began following it.
The driver pulled over wanting to know why he was being tailed.
When McRae told him, the teen jumped out and ran.