Alabama couple stole garage sale items, fled in a stolen truck, Mississippi cops say

Published 4:49 pm Monday, July 31, 2023

An Alabama couple were arrested Monday morning in Mississippi after police say they stole items from a garage sale and then ran from police.

Madison (Mississippi) police said they were called at approximately 9:12 a.m. on Monday after someone reported the pair had stolen items from a garage sale.

When police spotted the 2003 Toyota Tundra pickup truck on Mississippi 463 near Interstate 55 they attempted to stop the vehicle, but the truck fled. Officer realized the truck had been reported stolen in Walker County, Alabama.

The pursuit ended when the driver eventually stopped the car and surrendered to police, along with the passenger.

One of those arrested was Steven Garner, 44, of Jasper, Alabama. He was charged with receiving stolen property (felony), felony fleeing and petit larceny.

Garner is also wanted for receiving stolen property and attempting to elude in Cullman County, Alabama.

Also arrested was Dana Morales, 51, of Cullman County, Alabama. She was charged with receiving stolen property (felony) and conspiracy to commit a crime.

Morales is also wanted for receiving stolen property in Cullman County, Alabmaa. Both suspect were at the Madison County Detention Center with no bond being set.