SPRAGGETT ON CHESS
Val Jacques was enjoying a game of chess when he noticed a stranger climb into his SUV and start to drive away. Val did not think twice: he ran after his vehicle and jumped on to the roof, clinging for his life! The car thief then hit the gas and accelerated…and soon crashed into a pickup truck, sending Val flying into space. Val survived…the thief was charged with with attempted murder, robbery, grand theft and resisting an officer without violence.
No mention as to whether the chess game was adjourned…
Owner jumps on roof of stolen SUV
The Associated Press
Monday, September 13
A central Florida man reportedly stole a sport utility vehicle while the owner hung from the roof. Police say the owner was playing chess at an Orlando community center Friday afternoon when 20-year-old Mazzard McMillian climbed into the SUV, which had the keys in the ignition.
The owner ran over and tried to get in, but McMillian reportedly locked the doors. Police say the owner then climbed on the roof while McMillian hit the gas.
Minutes later, McMillian ran a red light and crashed into a pickup truck, throwing the owner about 100 feet. The extent of his injuries wasn’t known.
McMillian fled on foot, but was eventually caught by police. He was charged with attempted murder, robbery, grand theft and resisting an officer without violence. He was being held without bail.