Miami Springs Police Chief Armando Guzman has reported that an arrest has been in the recent Uber car jacking case that started in Miami Springs.
According to the chief:
“On 07/12/2019 at 2221 hours, Baltimore Police Department Detective T. More received a hit via his mobile LPR (Automatic License Plate Reader) for a stolen 2014 Dodge Caravan, which was taken in the carjacking that occurred in our city on 07/06/2019. Det. T. More and other Officers were able to stop the vehicle and identify the driver as Bryant Johnson (DOB: 06/16/1998). An investigation between Baltimore Police Robbery Detectives and Miami Springs PD Detectives revealed Bryant Johnson was one of the subjects that participated in the carjacking in Miami Springs on 07/06/2019. Bryant Johnson was charged by Baltimore Police for Grand Theft Auto and an arrest warrant will be obtained by Miami Springs Detectives for carjacking.”
According to an article by Theo Karantsalis and published in The Miami Herald, two women allegedly attacked a 71 year old Uber driver and stole his Dodge Caravan, wallet, cash, and phone after picking them up here in Miami Springs.
According to the report, the incident started on July 6 at the Parkway Inn Motel located on Curtiss Parkway and Fairway Drive. The women were taken to another Springs motel where they could not attain a room. Then the women were taken to a third location near an adult motel where the attack occurred.
If you have any information, please contact the Miami Springs Police Department at 305.888.9711.