The man detained in an armed carjacking and pursuit that crossed two counties has been identified by the Titusville police and the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.
The 52-year-old suspect is already on probation, according to the investigators.
After a pursuit that culminated in a rollover incident on State Road 50 in Orange County on Wednesday, police said the suspect’s first trip was to the hospital.
The tweet below verifies the news:
Deputies from Brevard County made tapes of the pursuit that led to Dax Rodriguez’s capture.
According to investigators, it all began about 4 p.m. on Wednesday when Titusville police received a report of a guy brandishing a gun and threatening a woman in the 3000 block of Willis Drive.
She managed to get away and go to a neighbor’s house.
Rodriguez allegedly then ran to a house on Carpenter Road in unincorporated Titusville, where he held another person at gunpoint to surrender his car.
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Deputies chased the suspect south on I-95, then to State Road 50, where they continued their pursuit into east Orange County and finally damaged the stolen car.
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