Teen Being Pursued By Police After Carjacking Live Streams Chase On Facebook

Monday, March 19, 2018
Jeremy Otto Sutton
Jeremy Otto Sutton

Police said a teen who was in a car being pursued by police after a carjacking live streamed the chase on Facebook.

Jeremy Otto Sutton, 19, of 119 Holly Berry Lane, is charged with carjacking.

Two Hispanic men who work together at a restaurant said they had gone on Jan. 20 to drop one of them off on South Orchard Knob Avenue.

They said they saw a white possible Dodge Durango pass them, then turn around and come back. Two white males dressed in black exited the vehicle and brandished guns. They demanded money, cell phones and the vehicle.

The victims gave them $35, two cell phones and the 1999 green Honda Accord.

During the incident, a female relative of the victims came to the door of a nearby residence. She was pulled back into the house after a gun was pointed at her.

Police afterward began a pursuit of the Honda Accord. It crashed and caused rear-end damage.

Patrol got into a foot chase with the three occupants of the vehicle, including Sutton and two juveniles.

Sutton was armed with a black handgun when he was arrested.

Sutton admitted being in the vehicle during the chase, but denied that he was involved in the carjacking. However, police said they obtained his Facebook account and found pictures of Sutton with the Honda Accord within an hour and a half of the carjacking. He was also with a suspect who was identified by the victims as taking part in taking the items and car.

Both victims identified Sutton as one of the carjackers.



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