Brevard County Man Arrested for Threatening Woman With Pistol

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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