The kids knew if I found out there was hell to pay and you pay double if you get caught lying about it. So it never failed they would come to me and rat themselves out and I would be tolerant and understanding because they did the right thing and that;s all I ever asked - do what's right.
In your case how stupid do you have to be to mess with a truck in Texas?
Lies are an automatic 6 in my house. Screwing with other people's property is a sure seat warmer too.