The Bay County Sheriff’s office has arrested a registered sex offender on multiple charges.
33 year-old John Lee Hutcheson of Youngstown is charged with car jacking, theft, battery and false imprisonment. Authorities were notified of the car jacking Friday morning just off East Avenue.
The victim stating Hutcheson had choked her until she lost consciousness and then stole her vehicle. The victim was in the car when he stole it and was able to escape when the car slowed down.
Authorities then located and arrested Hutcheson. Along with these new charges he’s facing, he also has an outstanding warrant for stalking.