Thursday, January 24, 2013
The pursuit ended when the 28-year-old man tried to exit his vehicle and jump into his 67-year-old mother's car.
A 28-year-old suspect driving without a license has been captured by deputies, after trying to ram a patrol car and leading officers on a chase through Bradenton and Palmetto, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office. The chase ended when Bryan Johnson, the suspect, tried to exit his own vehicle and jump into a vehicle driven by his 67-year-old mother, whom he had phoned to pick him up. Johnson faces charges that include: aggravated assault on an office, fleeing to elude, habitual driver without a license, vehicle pursuit and cocaine possession, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office. The following is a description of the incident: At 12:05 a.m. Thursday, an officer saw Johnson driving a silver Honda Accord at 300 30th …
Sunday, January 20, 2013
The motorist reportedly was yelling to the 10-year-old girls to come over to his truck.
The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report that an unidentified man in a blue truck tried to get two 10-year-old girls to come over to his vehicle, as they walked nearby. One of the girl's parents phoned deputies after the girl fled and ran home. According to investigators, the girls were walking along the 1000 block of 59th Drive East, when a man in a blue truck drove by. He waved and yelled "Come here!" several times, until the two girls ran away.
Saturday, January 19, 2013
The couple began to hear gunshots and then realized their back window had shattered.
The rear window of a car traveling on 15th Street East was shattered by gunfire Saturday. A man and a woman were driving south on 15th Street East, near the 1500 block, when they began to hear several gunshots, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office. After the gunshots began, the back window shattered, and that's when the couple told investigators that they realized that they were being shot at. Neither victim was injured. There is no suspect information at this time.