Man and Woman traveling in Stolen vehicle Arrested After Stealing Utility Trailer and Mower.
Birmingham, AL 05/11/2017
At 6:00 am yesterday morning deputies responded to a report of a theft in progress at a residence in the 6600 block of Old Springville Road in Clay. It was reported that a white male and white female were stealing a utility trailer and a lawn mower. They hooked the trailer and mower to the rear of a blue SUV and headed south on Old Springville Road. A description of the suspects and their vehicle was broadcast to deputies in the area.
A nearby deputy spotted the vehicle and attempted to conduct a traffic stop. The driver refused to stop and continued along Old Springville Road. The trailer disconnected from the SUV and was left in the road by the suspects. The suspects continued a short distance along Huffman Road where the suspect lost control of the SUV and struck a utility pole. The female driver and male passenger both attempted to flee on foot but were quickly captured.l by deputies.
Deputies learned that the SUV had been reported stolen to the Blount County Sheriff’s Office on May 9, 2017.
34-year-old Donna Marie Duke of Hanceville, was arrested for outstanding warrants charging her with failing to appear in court on previous charges of Unlawful Breaking and Entering a Vehicle, Public Intoxication and Criminal Trespass. Additional charges are pending for Theft of Property, Attempting to Elude, and Reckless Endangerment. She has no bond.
31-year-old Thomas Lacy Jr. of Warrior was arrested. Charges are pending for Theft of Property, Attempting to Elude, and Reckless Endangerment.