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Man allegedly gets drunk, steals car, causes wreck
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A man accused of being a drunk car thief faces charges after he reportedly stole a vehicle and led lawmen on a high-speed chase, causing a wreck.

The suspect, Timothy Dustin Saylors, 22, is charged with evading arrest, resisting arrest, DUI, third-offense driving on a revoked license, theft over $10,000, and violation of the seatbelt law. He will face hearing Feb. 15.

According to highway patrolman Joseph VanBommel, Saylors took a 2013 Nissan Altima from Scot’s Market. An all-points bulletin was issued for the vehicle with its description.

VanBommel saw the stolen car at Walmart and tried to pull it over. “He ran three stop signs and one traffic light, causing a crash at the intersection of the bypass and Sunset Drive,” the trooper said, noting Saylors slammed the car into another vehicle.

The lawman said Saylors was not ready to go to jail peacefully even after the crash. “He attempted to exit the vehicle out of the passenger door,” VanBommel said. “I ordered him to get on the ground but he refused.”
The trooper said he was able to latch onto the suspect but he fought him all the way to the patrol car.