Press Release- Stolen Vehicle

On 4/4/2017 our agency took a report of a Stolen Vehicle that happen at Mueller Motors in De Soto.  On 4/7/2017 we received a report that a possible suspect was located at a house near Valley Street and 3rd Street in De Soto.  When officers arrived at the area we were unable to locate the suspect.  Officers began canvassing and located on Hwy 110 just outside the City of De Soto a male subject resembling the suspect in the theft.  This suspect was arrested on an outstanding warrant from another agency and brought back to the De Soto Police Department.  We appreciate the attention that our citizen had to this matter in reporting it and the officers who were able to take this subject into custody without further incident.  Charges will be sought against this person for Tampering with a motor vehicle.  The vehicle was recovered by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office later in the evening.