Published: Jul 14, 2014 11:46 PM EDT
Updated: Jul 17, 2014 4:43 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The hunt is on for convicted felon, 28-year old Octavius Pullen.

"This is an armed and dangerous man that we need to find immediatly," said Trish Routte with Crime Stoppers.

Crime Stoppers tells WINK News that convicted felon, 28-year old Octavius Pullen is wanted for an armed home invasion on Elaine Drive in Bonita Springs.

Authorities believe it happened just before Pullen and Joshua White led Deputies on a violent chase last Tuesday. The Lee County Sheriff's office says Pullen rammed his car in to a Deputies cruiser.

"His friend tried to drown one of our K-9's, I mean, this is serious stuff," said Routte.

Pullen was thrown in jail, but released on bond nearly 48-hours later. So now the question is, how would this convicted felon, with a violent past, even have the option to bond out of jail?

"In most charges, we have a right to a bond," said local defense attorney Scott Moorey.

Moorey tells WINK News, everyone has the right to a reasonable bond, but the judge can keep you in jail if the charges are more serious, such as murder.

"We are innocent until proven guilty and once you are arrested you have a right to a bond until the court or the prosecutor proves their case beyond a reasonable doubt," said Moorey.

Sheriff Mike Scott is frustrated--telling WINK News it wasn't his team that let Pullen out of jail.


"There is little doubt we will deal with him again; because he is a threat to society when he is out of his cage," said Sheriff Scott.

"From a law enforcement perspective, it is very frustrating to see violent offenders that are able to quickly get out on bond," said Routte.

If you know anything about this case, call Crime Stoppers.