Stolen Vehicle Recovered from Ider

Stolen Vehicle Recovered from Ider

Zechariah Clark 

Photo Submitted by Ider Police Department

Press Release

IDER, ALA.-- On Sunday, February 12, a 1970 Ford XLT was stolen from inside the town limits of Ider. 

After investigation work by the Ider Police Department and Dade County Sheriff’s Office(GA)

the truck was found on security cameras at a Trenton GA service station. Tips from the public identified the suspect as Zechariah Clark.

 Sgt. Chad Payne(Dade County) and Ider Police Chief Stephen Malone checked known areas that the suspect frequented and located the stolen vehicle abandoned in the woods in Bryant AL on 02/14/23.

 Mr. Clark is currently wanted for Theft of Property 1st degree, and the Ider Police Department will be obtaining warrants for his arrest. 

“This investigation is still ongoing but we want to thank Dade County Sheriff’s Office and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance in this case” stated Chief Stephen Malone. 

“Our biggest help was from the public helping our department narrow down areas and suspects, without them this case may have not been solved. We need just as much help from our community as the community needs help from us. I am beyond thankful for all of you who reached out and assisted” concluded Chief Malone. 

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.  Information and photos posted are obtained from public sources (arrest records, booking lists, jail rosters and court documents.

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