A Sarasota man was arrested on grand theft, drug and fleeing to elude police charges.
35 year old Frank Felix showed up at his boss’ home to buy his Mercedes. He left for a test drive, but never returned. Felix didn’t report to work the next day either.
On Tuesday, sheriff’s deputies spotted Felix driving the car and attempted to pull him over, but Felix decided to lead the deputy on a pursuit in which he crashed the car. Felix then fled on foot, was taserred, but continued to get up and run into a wooded area before he was caught.
While searching the Mercedes,cops found a large jewelry box reported stolen in a Manatee County burglary along with a crow bar. Felix is suspected in other burglaries in the Sarasota and Manatee county area.
He’s being held without bond..