2 truck drivers arrested for kidnapping women, demanding ransom

The FBI is asking for the public’s help in finding potential victims and additional information about two truck drivers who kidnapped women and demanded ransom for their release.

Brian T. Summerson, 25, of Dillon, South Carolina, was arrested in Daytona Beach for battery causing bodily harm, false improvement and tampering with a witness calling 911.

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Summerson is an over-the-road trucker with a primary route of I-95 from New Jersey to Miami, as well as Chicago to Kansas City, Missouri, according to the FBI.

When meeting potential victims, Summerson said his name is either Von or Vaughn, the FBI said.

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Pierre L. Washington, 35, of Chicago, owns a trucking company called God Got Me LLC. His truck routes are unknown. He was arrested in Chicago in March by the FBI for an ongoing investigation.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone who has information or was affected by these alleged crimes is asked to email truckervictims@fbi.gov.

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Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com

Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.