On January 9th around 11:12 a.m. state police responded to a residence on Route 37 in Pamelia for a stolen vehicle complaint.
While troopers interviewed the complainant, he stated that he left his pickup truck running when he let his dog out of the house. Later, the suspect identified as Wallace Gibbs III, jumped into the vehicle and sped off.
He fled through the city of Watertown, and patrols from several departments attempted to stop the vehicle.
Gibbs, 32, of Watertown was eventually taken into custody and charged with grand larceny and criminal possession of a weapon.
Troopers said he was found to be in possession of a metal dagger.
Gibbs was arraigned and held on $25,000 bail.
State Police were assisted at the scene by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and the Watertown Police Department.
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