A man walking with a gas can was arrested after police stopped to assist him. 

On Thursday at approximately 2:05 a.m. State Police stopped to assist a man who was walking with a gas can in the area of I-87 in the town of Catskill.

The trooper's investigation determined that the vehicle the man was operating, which was out of gas was reported stolen to the Rensselaer City Police Department.

The driver, Nicholas J. Santana, 40, of Elizabeth, NJ was taken into custody and charged with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property fourth-degree, a Class E Felony.

Santana was arraigned in the Town of Catskill Court. No bail amount or return court date available at this time.