• Police: Man on drugs carjacks postal service truck, crashes after threatening deputies

    By: Jack DeMarco , Megan Cruz , James Tutten

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    HOLLY HILL, Fla. - A man who police said stole a mail truck during a carjacking Saturday was on drugs and wanted to kill himself, according to Holly Hill Police Department.

    Officers said Jesse Estep threatened a city mail carrier with Mace on Saturday afternoon, then sped off in her mail truck.

    The Flagler County Sheriff's Office said Estep drove at two of their deputies before he hit their stop sticks and crashed.


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    Deputies also believe hundreds of pieces of mail were inside at the time.

    Video sent to WFTV shows several officers in pursuit of Estep before he allegedly crashed the mail truck on I-95 in Flagler County.

    The crash was the conclusion of a cross-county chase that started around 4:20 p.m. in Volusia County.

    Flagler County investigators said Estep admitted to being high on meth and cocaine, during the incident.

    Estep is facing numerous charges from four agencies.

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