Two arrested on theft charges after pursuit

ETOWAH COUNTY, AL (WBRC) – The Etowah County Sheriff's Office says they were able to make a theft arrest after the suspects led deputies and state troopers on a pursuit.

42-year-old Charles Lance Bowles and 35-year-old Dorothy Michelle Tucker are both charged with one count of second degree theft of property. Bowles has the additional charges of attempting to elude a police officer and reckless driving. Tucker faces the charge of giving false information to a police officer.

The incident happened on September 22nd when a witness reported someone stealing an air conditioner. The witness also gave a description of the vehicle and noted a Florida license plate.

Deputies located the vehicle and were able to stop it with the help of state troopers after the driver led them on a chase. A search of the vehicle revealed the air conditioner to be inside the SUV.

Bowles and Tucker are now being held in the Etowah County Detention Center.

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