Brandon Warren has been charged with aggravated assault with a lethal weapon, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated theft with a lethal weapon and evading arrest.
HOUSTON — The man accused of carjacking a Houston ambulance at gunpoint and kidnapping an EMT and affected person has been given a $1,550,000 bond, a choose introduced throughout courtroom Friday evening.
Brandon Warren, 43, who didn’t seem for his courtroom look resulting from a psychological well being analysis, has been charged with aggravated assault with a lethal weapon, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated theft with a lethal weapon, and felony evading arrest.
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Court information revealed Warren reportedly admitted to stealing a Houston Fire Department ambulance at gunpoint and kidnapping an EMT and affected person inside as a result of he was attempting to get the police’s consideration.
Warren allegedly informed police he was being chased by somebody and he took the ambulance as a result of regulation enforcement was not giving him the eye he wanted with regard to him being chased by individuals from Louisiana, in response to courtroom information.
HFD Chief Samuel Peña stated an EMT was driving the ambulance with a affected person and one other EMT within the again. As they have been transporting the affected person, Warren allegedly fired pictures and compelled the ambulance to cease.
He pointed a gun on the EMT who was driving and took over the ambulance.
The suspect then sped away, leaving that EMT on the facet of the highway.
Chief Peña stated within the again of the ambulance, the remaining EMT knew one thing was not proper as a result of they have been not on course. She seemed by means of the window from the rear into the cab and noticed another person was driving.
Warren then allegedly pointed his gun on the EMT who was nonetheless within the again.
Warren reportedly led a number of police items on a 6-mile chase, even getting on the radio to inform dispatchers he was the man “driving the ambulance, trying to talk to somebody.”
Police have been ultimately capable of cease Warren and take him into custody.
Fortunately, nobody was injured throughout this incident.
Warren’s subsequent courtroom look is scheduled for Monday.