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Suspected Car Thief Arrested In Watson Bayou

A suspected car thief found himself in the middle of Watson Bayou Tuesday afternoon, without an escape route.
/ Source: WJHG-TV

A suspected car thief found himself in the middle of Watson Bayou Tuesday afternoon, without an escape route. Local authorities say 26-year-old Giovanni Guiseppi Stoll stole a pick-up truck left running in a Full-Ups Convenience Store parking lot on Thomas Drive.Stoll then led them on a high speed chase though downtown Panama City, before retreating to the water.The man first tried unsuccessfully to climb aboard another man's boat. Then, Stoll swam to another vessel where Bay County sheriff's deputies took him into custody.Stoll is being charged with a number of charges including carjacking, fleeing and eluding and possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana.