Man Steals Police Car in Fort Lauderdale
Man was apprehended after crashing.
Pembroke Pines, Florida – Antwane Jones, 33, stole a Fort Lauderdale Police Car Thursday. Antwane Jones stole the car from outside the Officer’s home. The Officer has not been identified, and the case will be under administrative review.
Pembroke Pines police Sgt. Viola Judon said officers were notified shortly after 2 a.m. that someone had stolen a marked Fort Lauderdale police cruiser from outside the officer’s home and was traveling north on Palm Avenue.
Judon said officers attempted to stop the car, but the suspect kept driving, leading them on a brief chase.
Eventually, the cruiser crashed into a light pole and the suspect bailed out, but he was caught a short time later.