Couple jailed in Baker Co. for grand theft

Couple arrested in car wanted as part of FDLE investigation in Columbia County


BAKER COUNTY, Fla. – Sheriff's deputies in Baker County have recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested a man and a woman for grand theft of a motor vehicle.

The arrest took place Saturday when police found Germetrica Church, 25, and Marqui Church, 29, sitting in the stolen blue Hyundai Elantra that had originally been reported stolen in Columbia County.

After searching through the car and talking to the couple, deputies also took a fake airsoft gun from Gremetrica that she had been carrying in her pocket.

Columbia County Sheriff's Deputies are also looking into getting warrants for the couple on charges of kidnapping, sexual battery and grand theft auto as part of a Florida Department of Law Enforcement investigation taking place there.