A Florida girl in all probability wasn’t anticipating to spend a part of her Monday afternoon chasing her good friend’s automotive, however after the automobile had been stolen and it was seen on the freeway, that’s precisely what she did.
Tankia Andreson had been out with a good friend on Nov. 26 when that good friend instructed her she thought she noticed a automobile belonging to a different of Anderson’s good friend.
The automobile in query, Anderson instructed CBS-affiliate four Information Gainesville, had been stolen the night time earlier than Thanksgiving. She stated her good friend who owned the stolen Chevy Equinox had left her keys within the ignition when she bumped into a house and when she got here out, the automotive was gone.
“She thought she noticed it on the automotive wash, so I drove to the automotive wash and I seen the automotive,” she instructed NBC affiliate WNRW.
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Anderson started following the automotive however maintaining a long way so she wouldn’t be noticed.
She contacted police and knowledgeable them the place the automotive was positioned, following the automobile from Freeway 40 in Ocala, Fla., onto the Interstate.
Based on state trooper Brett Pittman, he noticed the automotive heading north after being notified concerning the stolen automobile and activated his lights and sirens.
“The topic fled and the PIT maneuver by one other automobile stopped the automotive and each suspects have been taken into custody,” Pittman stated.
The PIT maneuver — a pursuit tactic utilized by legislation enforcement which might pressure a fleeing automotive to abruptly flip sideways, cease and even lose management — resulted within the automobile to crash and find yourself on its facet.
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Two folks have been contained in the automobile on the time of the crash and have been later taken to hospital with minor accidents, CBS reviews.
Anderson gave a cautionary notice after what occurred to her good friend.
“Lock your homes up, lock every part… conceal your youngsters, conceal your wives,” she stated laughing.
A 22-year-old male, the motive force, now faces prices of eluding police, possession of marijuana and driving and not using a legitimate licence. The passenger, a 21-year-old girl who was additionally within the automobile, was charged with violation of probation.
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