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Alleged Uber carjacker in Pinellas Park arrested in Sumter County – Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida 2022-05-23 12:15:27 –

Sumter County, Florida — Uber’s alleged carjacking of men in multiple counties ended early Monday morning in Sumter County.

The incident began after Pinellas Park police asked Hernando County Sheriff’s agent to help track down the Honda Civic stolen during the carjacking. The first call for help from other agencies came around 4:25 am on Monday.

According to HCSO, Tampa police joined the pursuit of the car from the air while Hernando County lawmakers were waiting for the driver to enter the county. Upon entering the county, HCSO agents began tracking the driver.

When the driver crossed Sumter County, a Hernando County agent stopped the car and arrested a man, Cortez D. Wardlow, 31, 31 years old. Faced with Grand Theft Auto charges, he is currently in prison in Samter County.



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