Man accused of stealing Dexter police cruiser while handcuffed held without bail

By | May 16, 2018

The man accused of stealing a Dexter police cruiser while handcuffed last week and leading police on a high-speed chase down rural roads remained in jail Wednesday after making his first court appearance earlier in the day at the Penobscot Judicial Center.

Tyler Tibbetts, 22, of Dexter is charged with two counts of theft by unauthorized taking, two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm and one count each of escape and eluding an officer.

“This was a very dangerous, very significant high-speed chase,” Marianne Lynch, assistant district attorney for Penobscot County, said Wednesday morning at a press …read more

Source: Bangor Daily News