The 3rd Time is NOT the Charm for These Car Thieves

The 3rd Time is NOT the Charm for These Car Thieves

WAGONER COUNTY, Okla. - When responding to a 18700 block of East 650 Road in Wagoner County on a larceny in progress. After failing to steal a trailer loaded with construction equipment, a male and female were seen trying to hotwire and steal and another automobile.

The attempt to hotwire a nearby vehicle began after the suspects had gotten the truck that was hauling the stolen trailer stuck in the mud.

A homeowner called it in and informed the authorities of the incident. The male suspect then attempted to break into and steal yet another truck but failed because the truck had no battery.

Shortly after vacating the area, the male and female suspects successfully stole a third truck but were pursued by the homeowner that spotted them. During the chase, the male suspect crashed the stolen truck into a tree and both suspects fled into the forest.

The suspects fled to a domicile one mile North of where they had abandoned the stolen truck and were subsequently pursued by a drone and the Wagoner County K9 Bane.

During the search for the male suspects at the property they had tracked them down at, authorities learned that two Rogers County Patrol vehicles had been broken into and looted.

The male suspect was apprehended and identified as Tyler D Duncan of Inola, OK. the female suspect was never found.

Upon being transported to Wagoner County Detention Center, he was charged with multiple counts of attempted larceny and third-degree burglary. He was also charged with 1 count of possession of a stolen automobile, and 1 count of obstructing an officer.

The homeowner that pursued the suspects and informed the authorities in the first place is a reminder that a vigilant community is a strong community.