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Pasco deputies locate kidnapping suspect following suspicious incident during Uber ride

Posted at 4:48 PM, Dec 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-22 23:22:30-05

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. — Pasco County deputies have located a kidnapping suspect Wednesday night.

Officials were searching for John Geary, the registered owner and Uber driver from a suspicious incident that happened Wednesday morning.

At 7:10 a.m. Wednesday, in the area of Trinity Blvd. in New Port Richey, an Uber passenger called 911 regarding a physical altercation with a hidden passenger in the Uber. The victim said the hidden passenger was stowed away under a blanket in the backseat.

The victim left the silver 2021 Honda Accord and took a photo of the license plate: 47ABIS.

Deputies located Geary and said he is being cooperative.

Additional evidence is being reviewed and the investigation is ongoing.

Deputies said no arrest has been made, at this time.