Armed Handcuffed Man Steals Patrol Car

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(Lauderdale County, TN) Tennessee law enforcement agencies are being told to look for a stolen patrol car.

A man who was in custody in Lauderdale County kicked out a patrol car window and drove off, all while handcuffed Saturday.

Police are looking for Steven Melton.

The stolen 2014 white Ford Explorer marked Unit #608 with Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department logos has been found.

Melton is armed.

If you spot the vehicle, call 911.


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