Stolen truck found and two people arrested in North Carolina

Stolen truck found and two people arrested in North Carolina
Heather Wilson and Dalton Couch

GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - A stolen truck has been found and two people have been arrested after a two-day search which led to North Carolina.

According to Graves County Sheriff Jon Hayden, Heather Wilson and Dalton Couch were arrested in Henderson County, North Carolina after a short chase on Friday, May 24.

Henderson County deputies noted that the trucks plates came from a stolen vehicle and the truck had been painted black.

At around 7:30 p.m., deputies tried to stop the truck, but the driver sped off. After a two-mile chase the driver came to a stop. Wilson got out of the vehicle and ran away on foot. The driver, Dalton Couch, was arrested.

There was an empty can of black spray paint in the truck and Couch still had black spray paint on his index finger.

Wilson was taken into custody a short time later at a local hotel.

Wilson and Couch have several charges in North Carolina and Wilson is being held on Graves County charges as well.

Also, Wilson has active arrest warrants for theft by unlawful taking (automobile over $500 less than $10,000), probation violation felony offense, bail jumping first degree, possession of controlled substance first degree first offense methamphetamine, fleeing or evading police first degree on foot (from previous incident) and nine other misdemeanor and violation charges.

The truck was stolen from it's owners residence
The truck was stolen from it's owners residence (Source: Graves County Sheriff's Department)

The Graves County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office and all agencies involved in this arrest.

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