Two men facing several charges in high-speed chase
OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WEAR) —
State troopers have released more information following a manhunt on State Road 85 and General Robert M. Bond Boulevard that ended Monday night.
The Florida Highway Patrol said a sergeant spotted a driver, later identified as 29-year-old Keenan Boggan, going 101 miles per hour (mph) in a 65 mph zone.
Authorities tried to make a traffic stop, but they said Boggan refused to stop and continued driving away at speeds exceeding 100 mph.
At some point, state troopers said Boggan made a controlled turn onto General Bond Cutoff Road and then made a U-turn, trying to drive through a culvert in an attempt to travel back onto State Road 85.
That's when state troopers said the car crashed and became disabled.
Boggan ran into a wooded area and many agencies responded searching for him, including Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office personnel, Security Forces personnel, and Okaloosa Correctional Institute personnel.
Boggan was eventually found a few hours later north of Poquito near the intersection with Lewis Turner Boulevard.
During a vehicle search, authorities found a SAR-1 assault rifle with a drum canister-style magazine and laser boresight attached, along with a fully-loaded Glock 19 semi-automatic handgun.
A check of the serial numbers on the weapons revealed the handgun had been reported as stolen out of Walton County.
State troopers said they also found a clear plastic baggie with what appeared to be a white, powdery substance.
Boggan has been charged with fleeing and eluding a law enforcement officer at high speed, possession of a weapon by a violent career criminal, possession or use of weapon during the commission of a felony, grand theft of a firearm, possession of burglary tools, driving while license suspended, possession of a controlled substance, reckless driving with property damage, leaving the scene of a crash, criminal mischief, and speeding.
Passenger Tykia Washington, who didn't run from authorities, has been charged with possession of burglary tools, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and grand theft of a firearm.
Both have been booked into the Okaloosa County Jail