Tyler was one of the top 12 auto theft suspects wanted by the Major Crimes Task Force. He was taken into custody by Redmond’s Pro-Act Unit on University Way NE after exiting a nearby apartment building. The Pro-Act Unit specializes in investigating auto theft and related crimes, such as vehicle prowls, possession of stolen property, burglary, identity theft and fraud, as well as violations of the uniform controlled substance act.
Tyler was known for breaking into garages and stealing Subaru motorcycles in the Snohomish County and Seattle areas. King County issued a Felony Warrant for his arrest for Theft of Motor Vehicle on July 14, 2014.