PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) – The search for a suspect is now over after law enforcement officials said they apprehended the man shortly after 9 o’clock Wednesday morning.
Officials said the search began after the suspect took off while they were trying to serve a warrant and arrest him.
They said he also dropped a handgun when he started running. They identified him as 41-year-old Darryl Isaac Baker. They added that a warrant was issued for Baker’s arrest after he allegedly pulled a handgun on an acquaintance Saturday night and demanded $300.
The victim got away.
Baker was arrested about an hour after he ran away from law enforcement Wednesday morning. He is charged with aggravated assault and convicted felon in possession of a gun.
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) – There is a heavy law enforcement presence in the area of 11th Street near Church Avenue in Panama City Wednesday morning.
There are multiple agencies in the area, including a Bay County Sheriff’s Office helicopter in the air.
Law enforcement is blocking some of the roadways in that area.
Bay District Schools Superintendent Bill Husfelt said in a tweet that Oscar Patterson Academy is on a soft lockdown because law enforcement is searching for an individual in the area. He also said all students are safe.