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Alleged Car Thief Behind Bars in Jefferson County

(Jefferson County) An alleged car thief in the Dittmer, Cedar Hill, and De Soto area has been arrested and officially charged.

22-year-old Nicholas Tyler of Dittmer is charged with 2 counts of 1st Degree Tampering with a Motor Vehicle, Resisting/interfering with an Arrest for a felony, and stealing a firearm/Explosive weapon/Ammonium Nitrate.

Major Gary Higginbotham with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has more details.

Major Higginbotham adds the detective bureau has put in many hours of investigative work in the case.

Tyler is being held at the Jefferson County Jail in Hillsboro.

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