On Wednesday, May 25, 2022, the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Walgreens located at 395 Cypress Parkway, Kissimmee, regarding a report of a Carjacking. Upon arrival, the elderly female victim advised an unknown Hispanic male entered her vehicle and sat in the front passenger seat. The male reached over and turned her vehicle on and immediately began yelling at her to not call anyone. The male began to climb into the driver’s seat. The victim was in fear and ran from her vehicle. The male suspect then fled the parking lot in the victim’s vehicle. Detectives were able to locate the vehicle traveling in the area. The vehicle fled upon sight of law enforcement. The suspect abandoned the vehicle in the parking lot of the Wal Mart located at 4444 W. Vine Street, Kissimmee. The suspect fled on foot, but was apprehended in the garden center of the Wal Mart.
The suspect cooperated with this investigation and advised his vehicle broke down in Poinciana. The suspect advised he carjacked a vehicle so he could get Heroin.
The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to serving our community and increasing public safety. Anyone with information related to this case or any other similar incidents, please contact the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at (407) 348-2222.