Florida man leads deputies on chase through cow pastures, deputies say

Suspect told deputies he wanted to 'give them something to do'


OCALA, Fla. – When a suspect driving a stolen car was spotted by police, he decided he needed to "moo"ve quickly, leading Marion County deputies on a chase through several private cow pastures, deputies said.

Gregory Walker, 50, was accused of driving a stolen truck, WKMG reports. Deputies said Walker refused to stop the stolen vehicle, leading them on a high-speed chase throughout northeast Marion County.

Deputies said at one point Walker began driving through private property and cow pastures, damaging several fences and creating tire marks through the field.

Eventually, Marion County K-9 Deputy Corporal Colton Sullivan ended the chase using stop stick deployments and a PIT maneuver.

When Walker got out of the vehicle and was taken into custody, he told deputies he was "just giving them something to do," deputies said.

Walker was charged with larceny, as well as resisting an officer without violence by fleeing and eluding an LEO with lights and sirens active. He was transported to the Marion County jail.

You can see the full chase video below:


SUSPECT STEALS TRUCK, LEADS MCSO DEPUTIES, OPD OFFICERS ON LENGTHY PURSUIT--THROUGH CATTLE PASTURES (WATCH UNTIL THE VERY END) On Wednesday, July 5, 2017, the Ocala Police Department (OPD) requested a Marion County Sheriff's Office K9 in reference to a pursuit of a stolen vehicle driven by defendant Gregory Walker (DOB: 09/12/1966). MCSO K9 Deputy Corporal Colton Sullivan assisted the units as the pursuit continued onto NW County Road 225. Walker refused to stop his vehicle, leading deputies and OPD officers on a lengthy pursuit that continued through northeast Marion County. At one point, Walker even entered private property and drove through cattle pastures, destroying several fences in the process. Multiple stop stick deployments and the PIT maneuver by Deputy Sullivan ended the pursuit in the 3800 Block of NE 97th Street Road. While Walker was being taken into custody, he told deputies that he, "was just giving them something to do." He was arrested on OPD charges and transported to the Marion County Jail.

Posted by Marion County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, July 6, 2017