• BCSO: Arlington armed carjacking suspects caught in Baker County

    By: Action News Jax


    BAKER COUNTY, Fla. - The Baker County Sheriff's Office said its patrol deputies were trying to make a traffic stop in Sanderson. The Sheriff's Office said the traffic stop was in reference to traffic multiple infractions.

    The Sheriff's Office said the driver decided to flee and deputies began to chase the vehicle. The suspect vehicle got stuck on a sandy side road, according to BCSO.

    According to the Sheriff's Office, three people from in the car got out of the vehicle and ran into a wooded area.

    The Sheriff's Office said the suspect vehicle wast stolen from Jacksonville's Arlington neighborhood in an armed carjacking several hours earlier.

    BCSO's K9 teams and Baker Correctional Institution's K9 teams tracked down and caught all three of the suspects, according to the Sheriff's Office. 

    BCSO said that one of the K9's named Vader bit one of the suspects and he was later treated for the injuries.  

    Breon Hartley, Brandon Akins, and a 17 year old male that the Sheriff's Office said is not charged with a felony were all arrested on multiple charges.

    BCSO said that Jacksonville Sheriff's Office robbery detectives responded to further investigate the original carjacking.


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