The Smith County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a man wanted for using all sorts of fake information to purchase a high dollar item.

According to a press release we received from Smith County Public Information Officer Sgt. Larry Christian, back on June 18, at 1:00 pm the suspect in the photo above arrived at AW Trailers Sales located on Hwy 69 North near Tyler and purchased a black flatbed using a fake Texas driver’s license and a forged check.

Smith County Sheriff's Office

The flatbed was valued at over $4,500 and it wasn't an easy steal. Take a look at the photos of the flatbed below:

Smith County Sheriff's Office

Once the flatbed was loaded onto the suspect’s trailer, he left the location headed toward Tyler on Hwy 69 North.

Smith County Sheriff's Office

The suspect was seen driving a grayish colored late model GMC crew cab short bed pickup towing a black tandem axle flatbed trailer.

Smith County Sheriff's Office

Let's help Smith County officers get this thief off the streets! If you have any information about this case or the identity of the suspect please call Investigator John Partlow at (903) 747-1224 or the Smith County Sheriff’s Office at (903) 566-6600.

While you're here, check out the worst of the worst, the 8 most wanted fugitives in the State of Texas and if you have information that help capture these bad boys and girls, reach out the The Texas DPS.

Texas Top 8 Most Wanted (July 2021)

These folks are whats considered the "worst of the worst", the 8 Most Wanted Fugitives in Texas. Everyone on this list has at least a $7,500 reward for their capture but they also should be considered armed and dangerous so don't try to be a hero and "apprehend" these suspects on your own. Alert law enforcement or call Texas DPS at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477).