Ozark County dispatch this week received a call of a stolen UTV from a residence near Haskins Ford.
According to the Ozark County Sheriff’s Office, owners stated to a deputy they witnessed the suspect, who had been in a physical altercation the night before with residents of the home, drive off in the UTV to an unknown location.
The suspect was arrested in Howell County due to an unrelated assault.
During questioning, the suspect gave the location of the stolen UTV to investigators, according to the sheriff’s office.
Deputies located the UTV in the lake near Spring Creek.
The suspect is currently being held in Howell County on existing charges. The sheriff's office said that charges for the incident in Ozark County are pending the filing of formal charges.
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