A Florida man was charged with crimes, including aggravated assault, after a police chase in southern Georgia last week.
Valdosta Daily Times reported that William “Billy” Welland was also charged with two counts of invading the home, two of thefts by taking, stealing, cruelty to animals and possession of a firearm while committing a crime, according to the FBI. .
Authorities said Wieland, 37, was on the run in a stolen Audi car that crashed in Lanier County on Wednesday. The authorities said that Wieland stormed a house in Lanier County and shot a resident while stealing Menfan, then nurtured a deputy in Lanier County when he besieged near Lakeland and attempted to shoot him. Welland himself was shot several times by deputies and hospitalized
Police in Tampa, Florida, said Wieland was wanted there in connection with a murder on Tuesday in which a body was found in a car store. Florida prison records show that he was under surveillance in Florida for robbery with a deadly weapon or weapon.