SEFFNER, Fla. - Jason Reed was still snoozing in his pajamas when hostage negotiators rolled into his Seffner neighborhood wearing Kevlar.
It wasn't long before he was wide awake.
"I got woken up hearing something out of a megaphone," he said.
Soon, the entire block was SWAT team green.
"There's a guy in my backyard with a sniper (rifle) right now," said one neighbor.
"Threw on some clothes real quick. Tried to come outside and the deputies told us, 'Get back inside! Get back inside!',” Reed said.
Two of the men inside the home in the 11000 block of Grove Lane surrendered peacefully and were not charged. Hillsborough County deputies charged a third man with marijuana possession. It wasn't until hours later, deputies learned none of the men would be connected to a suspected car jacking that took place Monday morning in Tampa
Just after 1 AM, deputies say a suspect approached a woman at the Lakeshore Club Apartments on North Himes Avenue. He asked her for a cigarette and stuck a handgun in her waist according to investigators. They say he also tried to force her into her white 2011 Dodge Magnum after taking her purse.
"She refused to get inside the car but she did give him the keys and the suspect left," said Larry McKinnon, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.
The man didn't get far. Deputies put out a BOLO (Be On Look Out) on the car and it was spotted around 5 AM near Valencia Drive.
Road-blocked on the dead end street, deputies say the driver smashed into their cruisers head-on, then jumped from the wrecked car and bolted.
Deputies say a female passenger lied about who the driver was and led them to the home on Grove Lane. Later, they say she recanted telling them the car jacker was 25-year old Jerry Lee Reid. Investigators say Reid later confessed to the crimes.
Reid has been charged with aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, armed robbery with a firearm, and grand theft auto. They say the female who gave false information will be charged too.
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