Wednesday evening,  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

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 1 st Degree and the Class
E Felony of Resisting Arrest by Fleeing. He is being held on a $25,000 bond.