Manhunt Over For Car Thief
COLLIER COUNTY, FL - The hunt is over for a teen accused of stealing a car in Collier County.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, a traffic stop was conducted just Tuesday evening when troopers noticed a driver traveling rather slowly on I-75. When they ran the plates they discovered the car was stolen.
Troopers called for back-up and conducted a traffic stop. The suspect then ran into the wooded area near Wachoota Road. Multiple agencies responded to catch the suspect. He was eventually found using a helicopter with infrared.
The suspect was identified as a minor and is expected to be put in the custody of the Department of Children and Family Services.
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