A convicted Pensacola felon turns himself in after a high-speed vehicle chase at the Santa Rosa Company.

Santa Rosa County, Florida (WKRGMore) — suspects involved in the incident Vehicle Chasing and Shooting at Navarre Public Parking On Thursday night, he turned himself in to the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office.

Grayson Zachary Egan, 29, has been charged with possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, aggravated assault with a lethal weapon, trafficking of more than 200 grams of amphetamine, firing of a weapon from a vehicle, vandalism, He was charged with firing a missile at a residence and fleeing police. .

On December 22nd, delegates addressed the Highway area. 98 in Navarra and Cotton Bay Lane were what they called road rage his incident. The victim said in his arrest report that he was at the Fort. After dropping off Walton and his children, return to Santa Rosa County. On the way west on the highway. 98, the victim said he noticed a black colored BMW beside him. The victim said the BMW was accelerating and decelerating as if he wanted to race. The victim said they ended up at the same traffic light down the road and a BMW did the same and ended up behind the victim’s car. They stopped at a highway traffic light, according to the arrest report. While the light was red, the victim got out of the car and began yelling at the occupants, a female passenger, and the driver, who was later identified as Egan.

After the victim finished screaming, he returned to his car and drove off, after which he said a BMW followed. The victim said he turned and parked in the Walgreens parking lot as the BMW chased him. The victim said the BMW drove through his Publix parking lot and parked a short distance from him. The victim said he called an agent to report BMW and didn’t hang up. He attempted to leave the Publix parking lot where Egan allegedly began shooting at the victim’s car.

According to Santa Rosa County Sheriff Bob Johnson, Egan had been released on bail from the Santa Rosa County Jail from a previous arrest. In August, Egan was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, trafficking of meth over 200 grams, Grand Theft under $20,000, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession of a synthetic cannabinoid, and 20 grams of meth. was charged with possession of marijuana exceeding .

Johnson said a “huge chase” ensued as he stood behind Egan. He said the chase was at least 60 miles and reached speeds of 180 miles per hour.

“He went up 87, all the way up to the Yellow Bridge, saw a legislator with a spike strip, turned around, and went all the way east on the highway. and finally ditched the car north of Walmart in Navarre,” Johnson said. He left them in the dust, and he did this in broad daylight at Navarre.”

During the chase, Johnson said his deputy tried to deploy a spike strip, but was unsuccessful.

“He was moving so fast that they tried to get to a place where they could knock them down, but he passed you by,” Johnson said. I was going to do it, but he saw a deputy on the bridge, made a U-turn and came back from the other side, one time it was 339 and the delegate hit a good shot and he ditched at a good speed. entered, passed the stop stick and came back in the opposite direction.”

After the chase, the agent spoke with the female passenger, according to the arrest report. The agent said she was initially hesitant to speak because she was high and feared that Egan would come back and kill her. She said they traveled to Ft. She had coffee with Walton and Egan’s “dad.” She said they left the apartment where they were having coffee, and the next thing she knew, a man was yelling at them at an intersection. She “t-boned” and Egan tried to get out of the car. Instead of getting out of the car, Egan pulled out a gun and started firing through the window. rice field. She said she then noticed law enforcement behind them and Egan refusing to stop. She said Egan eventually pulled over near a water tower on a gravel road near a residence. She said Egan told her to “act normally”, turn on a “hotspot” and make a phone call.

Walking down the street, a female passenger said Egan told her, “This is what it takes to keep me company.” She said she boarded a red Kia with two men and her one woman and traveled west on the Hwy. 98 towards Gulf Breeze.

Among the backpacks Egan allegedly threw out the window during a U-turn was a Glock .45 caliber with a Glock Switcher chip, which Johnson said would make the firearm fully automatic.

“It’s easy to install, and once it’s installed, you can empty the magazine that way,” says Johnson. “Now he’s not only a felon with a convicted firearm, but it’s a fully automated firearm because he made it that way.”

Also in the backpack was a bag containing marijuana and a crystal-like substance. A representative said a field of crystal-like matter was positive for methamphetamine and weighed over 200 grams.

For civilians driving on the road during a high-speed chase, Johnson advises them to stay off the road.

“I saw it on the dashcam video. Please get it out of the way,” Johnson said. “A lot of people don’t. They don’t look in the rearview mirror enough. Our agent was behind him on the highway. Just like our agent could have caught him.” I could see it, but I couldn’t even reach the car because people were driving. If there’s an explosion inside and a car crashes in front of you, you’re dead.”

Egan’s criminal record shows that he was convicted of two felonies in 2012 for possession of cocaine and marijuana.

“Once he comes out of prison, he’s obviously bad at being a criminal, so he needs to get a new job,” Johnson said.

Egan was held without bail in the Santa Rosa County Jail.

https://www.wkrg.com/northwest-florida/santa-rosa-county/convicted-pensacola-felon-turns-himself-in-after-high-speed-vehicle-chase-shooting-in-santa-rosa-co/ A convicted Pensacola felon turns himself in after a high-speed vehicle chase at the Santa Rosa Company.

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