Georgia murder suspect arrested after police standoff on Florida highway; toddler safe

The Georgia man was arrested after a standoff with police near Tampa, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

BIBB COUNTY, Ga. — UPDATE:

A Georgia triple murder suspect accused of killing three people and abducting his 2-year-old son has been arrested after a standoff with police near Tampa, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Police spotted Ceasar Zamien Lamar Crockett Jr. in his car and chased him, the FHP said. Crockett reached speeds of 120 mph during the pursuit, authorities told AJC.com. He eventually crashed on the exit ramp to I-75.

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Crockett Jr. barricaded himself in his car for hours before police were able to arrest him, according to ABC Action News in Tampa.

His son, King Kane Crockett, was safely recovered by authorities.

ORIGINAL STORY.

Authorities have activated a Levi’s Call, the state’s Amber Alert system, for a 2-year-old boy abducted in Macon.

King Kane Crockett was taken by his father Caesar Lamar Crockett from 571 Moreland Avenue, according to the GBI and Bibb County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said Caesar Crockett shot and killed three of King’s family members before he took his son. The 29-year-old is wanted for three counts of murder, and one count of kidnapping.

King Crockett is 3 feet, 1 inch tall and weighs 35 pounds. The 2-year-old was last seen wearing a black shirt, blue jogging pants with a white stripe on the side and a black and white hoodie with a blue Superman logo on the front.

Caesar Crockett is described as 6 feet, 1 inch tall and weighs between 185 and 200 pounds. He was last seen wearing a faded black long-sleeve T-shirt, black basketball shorts with red and white stripes on the side.

They are believed to be traveling in a black 2007 Pontiac G5 coupe with a temporary tag No. S0325629. Caesar Crockett has family in both Florida and California.

Call 911 or the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 immediately if you see them or have information on the father and son’s whereabouts.

****Update: Caesar Crockett handed over 2-year-old King Crockett to officers, unharmed after a vehicle crash. Caesar is...

Posted by Bibb County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, March 31, 2020