Armed Suspect Forces Woman into Car to Get Cash, Police Say
A local man was arrested on charges of domestic kidnapping, aggravated domestic assault and carrying a concealed firearm.
A Largo man is accused of holding a gun to a woman's head then driving her to a local bar to get money from an acquaintance on Dec. 30, according to a Largo Police report.
According to the arrest affidavit, John Alan Hazucha, 58, allegedly held a "firearm up to the victim's head and made her get into a vehicle again(st) her will. He then drove the vehicle with the gun in his waist band to a local bar," police report.
During the car ride to the Bent Elbow on Walsingham Road, the suspect allegedly "told the victim that he would kill her and shoot the person that he was driving to get the money from. The victim was in fear for her life," police report.
The gun, a black .380 semi-automatic handgun, was loaded and appeared to be in working condition, police report.
The relationship of the suspect and victim was not mentioned in the police report.
Hazucha was arrested on the charges of domestic kidnapping, aggravated domestic assault, carrying a concealed firearm, DUI and driving while license was suspended or revoked. Total bond was set at $135,750. Hazucha was held in Pinellas County Jail, as of Dec. 31, on a total bond of $135,750, according to online sheriff's records.
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