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Before they were Florida Men, they were Florida teens. These Florida teens stole a pizza delivery car and led a Marion County Sheriff’s deputy on a wild chase.

The call about the stolen vehicle initially came out of Gainesville. A deputy later found them and tried to perform a traffic stop. The suspects decided to flee and the chase was on. Here is what the dashcam captured:

TWO TEENAGERS WERE ARRESTED AFTER STEALING A PIZZA DELIVERY DRIVER'S VEHICLE. What you should do: Get a driver’s license, buy your own vehicle, and go on a Sunday drive. What you shouldn’t do: Steal a vehicle, drive it without a license, and flee from the police. Can you guess what these two did? On Sunday, March 20, 2022, we received information that a pizza delivery driver’s vehicle, which was stolen while the driver was out delivering pizzas in Gainesville, may be in Marion County. Deputy Karr located the vehicle and attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle. However, the driver of the vehicle, 16-year-old Keishawn Jelks, refused to stop. Deputy Karr initiated a pursuit and, when Jelks attempted to get onto I-75 Northbound, Deputy Karr disabled the vehicle by performing a successful P.I.T. maneuver. Jelks and his passenger, 17-year-old Dontarrius Wise, were both detained. During a search of the vehicle, deputies located two pizzas in the backseat. Jelks was ultimately arrested and charged with Grand Theft of a Motor Vehicle, No Valid Driver’s License, and Fleeing to Elude a Law Enforcement Officer. Wise was arrested and charged with Grand Theft of a Motor Vehicle. They were both transported to our Gold Star Hotel and then to the Department of Juvenile Justice to be held in secure detention.

Posted by Marion County Sheriff's Office on Monday, March 21, 2022

In the video, you can see the suspect’s vehicle drive around cars, through gullies, and drive erratically to try and evade the deputy. Eventually the suspects tried to get on to I-75 which is where the deputy made his move and disabled the vehicle. The two suspects were arrested and charged with grand theft of a motor vehicle.

The deputy also found pizza in the backseat of the vehicle that the Florida teens stole.

[SOURCE News Channel 8]

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