Vincent Todd Johnson, the person accused of breaking right into a Key Biscayne house two weeks in the past, battering and tying up a housekeeper and ransacking the property, turned himself in to police late Tuesday night time.
Vincent, 23, has been charged with armed theft, aggravated battery, kidnapping and tried manslaughter with a lethal weapon. He was transported to Turner Guilford Knight correctional facility and denied bond.
Earlier Tuesday, police recognized the person who they are saying pressured the lockdown of two Key Biscayne faculties and left often carefree island residents on excessive alert and worryied for his or her security.
Within the morning hours of Dec. 2, police stated Johnson posing as a supply man knocked on the door of the Key Biscayne house. Housekeeper Blanca Vargas made the error of answering the door.
Surveillance video from inside the house captured Johnson holding a gun and main Vargas by means of the home together with his arm round her neck, earlier than tying her arms with zip ties. He then ransacked the house, stole some gadgets and fled.
Vargas ultimately untied herself and made her option to a close-by daycare middle. A employee there referred to as 911. Key Biscayne cops stormed the power looking for Johnson. They didn’t discover him.
Miami-Dade police have been referred to as to assist in the search. SWAT workforce officers have been deployed and police spent the afternoon making an attempt to safe the island and discover Johnson.
In the course of the search, Key Biscayne Police Chief Charles Press referred to as the house invasion, unprecedented.
“This hasn’t occurred right here on Key Biscayne,” he stated.