2 suspects facing felony charges after high-speed chase in Collier County

Published: April 18, 2022 12:15 PM EDT
Donovan Thompson and Daeshauna Robinson. Credit: Collier County Sheriff's Office

Two Broward County residents are in custody facing felony charges after detectives say the pair broke into multiple vehicles at a North Naples apartment complex and led deputies on a high-speed pursuit early Sunday morning.

According to the Collier County Sheriff’s office, Daeshauna Robinson, 20, of Fort Lauderdale, and Donavon James Thompson, 23, of Oakland Park, each face the charge of burglary of an unoccupied conveyance. Robinson also faces charges of high-speed fleeing and eluding and driving without a valid license.

Around 4 a.m. Sunday, a concerned community member called CCSO after seeing Robinson and James breaking into vehicles at ARIUM Gulfshore, located at 5301 Summer Wind Drive.
When deputies arrived, the suspects were speeding out of the parking lot.

Deputies tried getting the suspect vehicle to pull over, but it failed to stop even after deputies turned on their lights and sirens. During the pursuit, the suspect vehicle reached speeds of over 100 mph while eluding deputies. Deputies deployed stop sticks which were successful in slowing the suspect vehicle down and ending the chase. Robinson and James were taken into custody.

Inside the suspect vehicle, there were multiple firearms, ammunition and credit/debit cards in plain view. Deputies are currently in the process of obtaining a search warrant for the vehicle to determine if the items are stolen. Deputies continue to search for a third suspect who is believed to have been in the vehicle during the pursuit and involved in the car break-ins.