Truck stolen out of Soddy Daisy Tennessee found crashed on Highway 114 in Chattooga County
On December 12th in the early morning hours deputies responded to a report of A red truck crashed on the side of Highway 114. According to Chattooga County Sheriff’s reports a caller told E911 around 5:30A.M. that a red Toyota Tundra was crashed on the side of Highway. 114 near the Town of Lyerly’s City limits.
Deputy Daniel Sanford stated in the report “The truck’s airbags were deployed and had extensive damage. The truck had no one in or around it.” It was discovered later that day that the red 2013 Toyota Tundra was stole out of Soddy Daisy, Tennessee. GMC truck from was also stolen that morning from a nearby residence on Highway 114. Shortly after 7:00A.M. the stolen GMC pickup truck was spotted pumping gas at Great Way Food Mart/Gas station on Highway 27 in Pennville by a concerned citizen who knew the victims of the stolen GMC. He recognized the stolen truck from a post on Facebook about the truck being stolen sometime overnight. The concerned citizen immediately called Chattooga E911 and advised what was happening. After a few minutes the suspects got spooked and took off with the gas pump still in the truck. The concerned citizen followed the truck while Chattooga County deputies responded to the area. The suspects turned onto Penn Bridge Road where they ditched the truck and fled on foot just north of Walker Street in Trion.