MILTON — Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched approximately 9:30 a.m. today to the 6000 block of Glenwood Drive in Milton in reference to a domestic disturbance.
A male suspect, identified as Jonathan Lynn Simmons, allegedly battered and made death threats to the victim as well as law enforcement. The suspect left the residence in a vehicle in an unknown direction with the victim.
A Santa Rosa deputy located the suspect vehicle several miles from the residence. When deputies attempted to initiate a traffic stop, the suspect fled, and a pursuit began in the Airport Road area in Milton.
Simmons entered I-10 and began traveling eastbound. The Florida Highway Patrol and Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office assisted as Simmons continued out to Okaloosa County.
Spike strips were deployed and the vehicle came to a stop on I-10 within Okaloosa County.
Simmons and the victim were transported to local area hospitals.
This is an ongoing investigation. Charges are pending.