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Officials seeking wanted man

Friday, June 22, 2012

Tyler Roderick Dix
VIGO COUNTY -- The U.S. Marshal's Service Fugitive Task Force is currently seeking help from the public in locating a wanted man who fled from task force members June 20, 2012.

Member of the multi-agency task force attempted to serve a warrant on John R. Brown, Terre Haute, in the area of 25th Street and Fort Harrison Road, when Brown and a male and female fled from the vehicle on foot.

Brown was captured minutes later, but the other male and female managed to elude law enforcement.

Task force members were able to determine the driver of the vehicle and the unidentified man who fled was Tyler Roderick Dix, 29, Terre Haute. Dix is a white male, standing 6-feet-2, and weighing 170 pounds.

In relation to the fleeing June 20, Dix is wanted on a Vigo County Division 6 warrant for Resisting Law Enforcement and Operating a Vehicle as a Habitual Traffic Violator, both class D felonies. Bond is $25,000.

On previous Vigo County Division 6 warrants, Dix is wanted for Failure to Appear on Criminal Recklessness Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury, a class C felony; Failure to Stop after an Accident, a class D felony; Operating a Vehicle as a Habitual Traffic Violator, also a class D felony.

Dix is also wanted on a Clay Superior Court warrant for Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated, a class A misdemeanor, no bond.

In regard to the female, officials said the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Dix should contact the Indiana State Police Putnamville Post at 765-653-4114, or local law enforcement.

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