FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Florida Highway Patrol arrested two men after a report that one of them threw a full soda can from a moving vehicle and pointed a firearm out of the window.
At noon today, FHP received a “Be On The Look Out” report for a reckless driving green Jaguar entering the southbound I-75 entrance ramp at mile marker 138 (Martin Luther King Boulevard). The initial report was that the driver of the Jaguar threw a full soda can and pointed a firearm out of the window at another vehicle. A few minutes later, Florida Highway Patrol Troopers located the Jaguar southbound on I-75 at mile marker 128 and initiated a traffic stop.
The Jaguar's driver, identified as 24-year-old Alejandro Garcia Aguirre, was arrested for several felonies to include firearm possession, throwing a deadly projectile, assault with a deadly weapon, possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor drug paraphernalia.
The passenger of the Jaguar, 22-year-old Willie Brown, was charged with a felony firearms possession charge.
Both the driver and passenger were transported and booked into the Lee County Jail. There were no reported injuries in this incident.
As a reminder, motorists may call *FHP (*347) anytime to report aggressive or impaired drivers on our roadway.