Nationwide search for missing Marine ends at Central Texas rest stop

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NAVARRO COUNTY, Texas (KWTX) A nationwide search for U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Job Wallace, 20, who failed to return from Arizona to Camp Pendleton in California after a three-day leave ended at an Interstate rest area in Central Texas.

A nationwide search for the U.S. Marine who failed to return from Arizona to Camp Pendleton in California after a three-day leave ended at an Interstate rest area in Central Texas. (CNN VAN photo)

Navarro County sheriff’s Sgt. William Grigsby spotted Wallace’s vehicle Saturday at the rest area along northbound Interstate 45 and radioed for backup, the sheriff's office said in a Facebook post.

Corsicana and Richland police officers, Department of Public Safety troopers and Naval Criminal Investigative Service special agents responded.

Grigsby and an NCIS agent made contact with Wallace and “placed him in custody without incident.”

Wallace spent the weekend in the Navarro County Jail in Corsicana.

NCIS agents took custody of him Monday morning.

Further details weren't immediately available.