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A scantily clad Florida woman reportedly stole a car and forced the police to chase her through several counties while driving over 100 MPH.

On the morning of May 15, the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office was notified about the alleged car theft of a 2009 Cadillac Sedan.

The Sheriff’s Office alerted the Florida Highway Patrol about the situation, and troopers joined the deputies that were already searching for the allegedly stolen vehicle.

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When an officer clocked a motorist at 120 MPH, the alleged lead-footed driver reportedly explained that the title of the song on the radio helped determine his driving speed.

Around 7:30 pm on February 20, 21-year-old Richard Lee Ortecho and a female passenger were reportedly traveling down Interstate 95 in an area close to Vero Beach.

As they cruised down the road, Ortecho was allegedly blasting the rap song “A Ciento Veinte” by the artist “Track Insano.”

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A Florida inmate was taken to the hospital for surgery and reportedly got his hands on a janitorial outfit to disguise himself while allegedly escaping from custody.

39-year-old Jermaine Henderson hails from Miami, and he is on probation for a case involving an armed robbery.

On January 5, Henderson was driving through town when two officers saw him and asserted that he was not wearing his seatbelt while operating the vehicle.

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A Florida man allegedly abruptly disrupted the start of a morning church service when he reportedly slammed his car through the doors and set the foyer ablaze using an accelerant.

Near 7:00 am last Saturday, worshippers at the Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Ocala were getting ready for the morning mass to begin when they were reportedly halted by a potentially dangerous incident.

A van reportedly smashed through the doors of the church and came to a halt, before the driver allegedly emerged from the vehicle and began to splash gasoline around the foyer of the house of worship.

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A man in Mulberry, Florida allegedly gulped down a baggy containing methamphetamine, in addition to nearly smashing his car into a police vehicle while the authorities tried to apprehend him.

Last week, deputies with the Polk County Police attempted to pull over a Dodge Ram truck for a traffic stop.

According to the police department’s press release, instead of pulling over, the operator of the vehicle reportedly made a U-turn and began to drive away from the deputies.

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A woman who was reportedly less than happy with her meal at McDonald’s is facing several felony charges after she allegedly shot a bullet into the floor in the lobby of the establishment before forcing police to chase her.

When a customer went to a Garden City, Georgia, McDonald’s and placed an order for a meal she left the restaurant after she was given the bag containing her food. The woman reportedly became angry when she realized she was not given fresh french fries with her order.

After returning to the store and confronting the manager about the cold fries, the woman allegedly engaged in a verbal altercation that caused an employee to come to the manager’s assistance. The three continued to dispute when the customer, identified as Lillian Tarver, allegedly threw the contents of her drink cup at the staff members and let herself behind the counter without permission.

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A man dressed as Batman’s notorious archnemesis allegedly led the authorities from Westminster to Venice Beach where he was detained and charged with a felony.

Around 3:00 pm on Saturday, a California Highway Patrol officer reportedly saw a sedan traveling down the 405 freeway that appeared as if it was being operated in a reckless manner.

In a pursuit that would continue for nearly an hour the CHP attempted to stop the car, but the suspect continued driving. After switching freeways and entering the adjoining Los Angeles County area the vehicle came to a halt in Venice Beach.

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When a man and woman got into an argument regarding Christmas dinner plans he allegedly assaulted both the woman and the ham intended for the meal after he reportedly threw the meat at her.

On Sunday night a disagreement between a man and woman started when they didn’t see eye to eye over which day the family should have their Christmas dinner.

The man, 21-year-old David Brannon, allegedly got very upset and picked up the ham that was to be served and threw it, in addition to other dinner items, at the woman.

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On Saturday in Desert Hot Springs, the suspect of a burglary shed his clothing and jumped into a pool before trying to escape from the authorities on foot.

On the morning of June 9, Christopher McCurdy, a 48-year-old Desert Hot Springs resident, had allegedly shown up at the residence of someone with whom he was acquainted and assaulted the homeowner. He then took items from inside the house into his possession and ran away.

The authorities were notified while McCurdy was in the process of the alleged burglary and they began heading to the scene just after 9:00 am. On the way to the home, the officers were alerted by radio and told by the dispatchers that McCurdy had left the premises and was at large.

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A 19-year-old man was placed under arrest for allegedly driving under the influence on Friday after he forced police to chase him for over a mile.

On February 16 at nearly 3:30 a.m. Martin County law enforcement received a call from a citizen who reported that someone was parked in the lot of the Martin County Freewill Baptist Church with their car stereo playing at a disturbingly loud level.

Constables dispatched to the scene to investigate the complaint and they spotted a young man sitting in his vehicle. When they approached him officers believed that he appeared nervous and they returned to their car to run a check on his license plate number.

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