LEE COUNTY, Florida (LutzPatch): A routine traffic stop in Lee County turned violent Tuesday when the suspect feigned stopping and decided to ram a deputy’s cruiser instead. He took off after the impact, leading deputies on a chase.
That chase ended with the suspect crashing into a tree in Lehigh Acres, according to NBC-2.com. The driver and a passenger than bailed out of the car and ran into nearby woods.
That’s when Lee County deputies brought in a K9 unit. Police K9 Triton caught up with one of the suspects in a canal and was subsequently struck.