• Jacksonville officer's stolen truck recovered after break in

    By: Brittney Donovan , Action News Jax


    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - One person was arrested and police are searching for a second person after a Jacksonville officer's stolen truck was recovered on Tuesday night.

    An officer with Jacksonville Sheriff's Office called police after he came home from work and found his back door kicked in around 3 a.m. on Tuesday.

    He found blood smeared on a door, a large pool of blood on the floor and a shell casing.

    His dog was not at the house.

    The person who broke in stole the officer's 2010 Toyota Tacoma, two handguns and keys to a JSO patrol car, according to the report.

    Officers said they saw the stolen truck leaving an apartment complex at Lincoln Ct. and N. Davis St. at approximately 10:45 p.m.

    The driver fled and intentionally hit officers' patrol cars, JSO said.

    The truck hit and knocked down a telephone pole on N. Davis Street.

    One suspect was arrested and a second fled on foot.

    Officers said they found a gun inside the truck.

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