BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG) -- The Bay County Sheriff's Office has arrested an attempted murder suspect after a more than 12-hour manhunt.
Stonie Norris was wanted for trying to kill two people during a home invasion in Putnam County.
The Sheriff's Office started looking for Norris Sunday
night after he was spotted in the area of Carla Lane and Aberdeen Loop
in Lynn Haven.
During the manhunt, deputies found a Ford F-150 they
believe Norris stole in Lake City. A gun was also found inside the
About 6:30 Monday morning, a resident called the Sheriff's
Office to report seeing a man matching Norris' description in a creek
bed at Highway 231 and Evergreen Cemetery.
The Sheriff's Office brought
in the helicopter and a K9 unit. Deputies also conducted a shoulder to
shoulder grid search of the heavily wooded area. They found Norris
hiding under a pile of pine straw.