A 22-year-old man with a learner’s allow faces a felony cost after he led deputies on a pursuit after they clocked him going over 100 mph on Interstate 75.
Gary Lamar Miller of 1961 River Attain Drive, Naples, is charged with fleeing and eluding. On the best way to the Collier County jail Miller advised a deputy he felt like he was within the online game Grand Theft Auto.
“This may need felt like a recreation to this particular person, however in actuality he put the lives of different motorists and our deputies in danger together with his reckless driving and extreme velocity,” Sheriff Kevin Rambosk stated. “He’ll now be held accountable for his actions.”
Miller was behind the wheel of a grey Nissan SUV round 12:15 a.m. Wednesday when deputies clocked him driving 117 mph in a 70 mph zone on I-75 close to Pine Ridge Street.
Deputies tried to catch as much as Miller, however Miller ignored their lights and sirens and accelerated to greater than 120 mph. He left the freeway on the Immokalee Street exit the place he continued to journey at a excessive charge of velocity, going by a pink mild and driving over a grassy space simply north of Northbrooke Plaza Drive. The SUV got here to a cease on the gated entrance to the Cypress Hint Group.
Deputies took Miller into custody with out incident.
Along with the felony cost, deputies cited him for rushing and driving allow violations. Additional investigation by deputies revealed Miller has a learner’s allow.