Florida Man May 26 Brenton Johnson

A Florida Man Was Arrested After A Home Burglary And Brief Foot Chase Through A Wooded Area

Police were called to the area by a concerned resident regarding a trespasser. When police were arrived the man, Brenton Johnson, who was identified by the homeowner had left the scene.

They received another call later in the morning saying that the man was in another residence and that he may be armed. Before the deputies’ arrival, Johnson made threatening statements regarding violence toward law enforcement if they attempted to arrest him.

Johnson left the house without being spotted and fled into the nearby woods. Bloodhounds, patrol K-9s and a helicopter to eventually track down Johnson, who was spotted on the edge of a pasture as he fled from deputies

After a foot pursuit, Johnson was captured when he fled into a marsh.

He faces charges including armed burglary of a residence, grand theft of a firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and resisting arrest without violence.