Carjacked Miami Airport shuttle-van found in SWFL, two arrested

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A recently carjacked Miami Airport Shuttle van was found driving on I-75 in Southwest Florida on Monday morning.

The Florida Highway Patrol was notified of the carjacked van out of Miami shortly before 8:30 a.m.

The van was later seen driving on I-75 at Corkscrew Road in Lee County after being tracked by GPS from the airport, according to the highway patrol

Not long after being spotted, troopers pulled the van over on Daniels Parkway near Treeline Avenue.

Yuniel Perez, 22, was driving the vehicle and Rene Hernandez, 34, was in the passenger seat. Both were arrested and are being extradited to Dade County, troopers said.

Perez is charged with felony carjacking and driving on a suspended license. Hernandez was also charged with felony carjacking.

 

 

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