Sheriff: Man Led Chase After Stealing Liquor From Walmart

The suspect allegedly took a bottle of booze from the Walmart in Aurora Sunday.

Seth R. Ford. Photo by Dearborn County Sheriff's Department.

(Aurora, Ind.) - Shoplifting booze from Walmart in Aurora led to a vehicle chase in Dearborn County Sunday.

Dearborn County Sheriff Shane McHenry says Seth R. Ford, 41, was observed by loss prevention officers at Walmart stealing a bottle of liquor at around noon.

He fled the store in a gray Pontiac car, which officers located on U.S. 50 at Wilson Creek Road. After Ford refused to stop, Aurora Police officers successfully deployed a tire deflation device.

Ford stopped at the Shell station in Aurora and was taken into custody.

Ford, of Aurora, is held in jail at the Dearborn County Law Enforcement Center on a charge of Resisting Law Enforcement.

More from Local News


Events

  • Dillsboro Public Library Photo Contest

    The Dillsboro Public Library has been selected to host a traveling Smithsonian exhibit, "Crossroads: Change in Rural America," which highlights the changing landscape in rural America. Since 1900, the percentage of Americans living in rural areas dropped from 60 percent to 17 percent, yet the vast majority of America’s physical landscape remains rural.

    at Dillsboro Public Library
  • Fabled Forest Week

    Explore one of the largest habitats in the park with forest-themed games, activities and live forest animals. A craft is available for a small fee.

    at Miami Whitewater Forest
  • Pound Class

    PoundFit with SamK ~ Cardio inspired by drumming! Burn calories, tone muscles and build strength all while moving to the beat of the music!! This 45 minute jam session will change your life!! All you need to bring is water, a yoga mat if you have one and $5! Every Wednesday 6pm at Heritage Hall and every Friday at 6:00 p.m. at Rising Sun Church of Christ (this location may sometimes change due to church functions).

    at Heritage Hall

draft

draft

Motorists Urged To Use Caution As U.S. 50 "White Top" Project Wraps Up

Lane restrictions are still in place on U.S. 50 between Aurora and Dillsboro.

One Killed After Large Fight At Florence Pub

One person was killed after a large fight broke out at a Florence bar early Sunday morning.

L'Burg's Ardis, Brookville's Kelly Lead SIRC After Two Races

It's anybody's competition with three races to go.

EC Swimmers Gear Up For Tough Competitions

Its going to be a busy few weeks for East Central swimmers of all ages.

Blake Walsman Signs With Pro Team In Iceland

Playing pro ball is a dream come true for the former Batesville Bulldogs star.

On Air

Happy Jack playing
Dan + Shay - All To Myself

Joe Nichols Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off 12:51
Jon Pardi Dirt On My Boots 12:48
Clay Walker Chain Of Love 12:44
Justin Moore The Ones That Didn't Make It Back Home 12:38