Man and woman found hiding in woods after crashing stolen SUV in Ocala, police say

OCALA, Fla. — Police in Ocala said a man and a woman are facing charges after stealing an SUV and running from law enforcement.


Officers said the vehicle was taken from a Wawa store on Saturday.

The driver tried to get away but crashed on Southwest 24th Avenue, police said.

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Officers said the driver and passenger ran into the woods after crashing.

They were later spotted by officers inside of a Marion County Sheriff’s Office helicopter using night vision.

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Officials said police K9 “Graham” did the rest.

Officers then arrested Jahaziel Olmo and later found Karlamaris Rivera hiding in the brush nearby.

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Police said they are both facing grand theft charges.

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