ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- A 26-year-old man wanted for attempted murder and is accused of pushing a woman out of a moving car going about 75 mph has been caught.
Remond Brown II was arrested late Saturday, March 3, in St. Petersburg, according to a Pinellas County Sheriff's Office news release.
Deputies tried to pull over a Kia Optima for failing to stop at a stop sign around 10 p.m. near 18th Avenue and 28th Street South. The Kia slowed and appeared to be making a stop, but its driver took off.
The driver, who deputies identified as Brown, drove south on 16th Street North and ran a light at 9th Avenue North while attempting an eastbound turn. The Kia crashed into an Infinity vehicle, driven by a 31-year-old man who was not hurt.
Brown, however, got out of the car and ran off after the crash, the release states. Members of the sheriff's office violent crimes task force arrested him without issue.
A passenger in the Kia ran off and was not caught nor identified by deputies.
Brown is charged with fleeing and eluding, resisting officer without violence, obstruction of disguised person, leaving the scene of a crash with property damage, driving while license suspended/revoked in Pinellas County.
He's also charged with attempted murder, grand theft auto, domestic battery and violation of domestic violence injunction in Polk County for the Feb. 17 incident.
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