Stoutland Man Arrested In Stolen Pickup Truck

Local News Monday, January 23rd, 2023

A 33 year old Stoutland man was arrested on Wednesday evening after a Camden County Sheriff’s Deputy recognized the pickup truck he was driving on State Road H as one that had been reported stolen.

After confirming the license plate number he attempted to pull the truck over but the suspect failed to comply and led the deputy on a pursuit that ended beside Route T after the suspect vehicle crashed through several fences and nearly drove into a pond.

The deputy then took Tyler C. Alford into custody and he was taken to the Camden County Detention Center.

He is charged with the Class D Felony of Tampering with a Motor Vehicle 1st Degree and the Class E Felony of Resisting Arrest by Fleeing.

 

***Press Release:

Camdenton, MO, 01-20-23 – Wednesday evening, 01-18-23, a Camden County Sheriff’s Deputy on patrol in Stoutland observed a pickup truck matching the description of one recently stolen driving on East State Road H.  The deputy followed the pickup and observed it passing other vehicles on State Road T as it traveled Northbound.  The deputy observed the license plate to match that of the stolen pickup and turned on his lights and sirens in an attempt to stop  the vehicle, but the vehicle increased speed.

The deputy pursued the pickup and observed it drive through several fences and farm gates before finally coming to a stop after almost sliding into a pond.  The deputy took the driver into custody and identified him as 22-year-old Tyler C Alford, of Stoutland.  The pickup was returned to its rightful owner after assistance from the owner of the farm to pull it out of the field.

Alford was arrested and transported to the Camden County Adult Detention Facility.  He is charged with the Class D Felony of Tampering With a Motor Vehicle 1st Degree and the Class E Felony of Resisting Arrest by Fleeing.  He is being held on a $25,000 bond.

A reminder that these charges are merely allegations of wrongdoing. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Local News Monday, January 23rd, 2023

Reporter Chris Barnum