Storied Criminal Injures Officers With Vehicle Assault

A guy with an extensive criminal history “deliberately” rammed his car into two Florida sheriff’s officers on Thursday, according to authorities.

The injuries to both police officers were severe. Hillsborough Sheriff Chad Chronister told reporters that one of the injured police officers may need to have his leg amputated.

The deputy police officers “never stood a chance,” he alleged. Their lives will change drastically because of this.

According to Chronister, police in Hillsborough County got a call from a mother who said she was afraid of her adult son because of his irrational and violent conduct. Ralph Bouzy, 28, was sitting in his running car outside his home in the Heather Lakes neighborhood of Brandon, Florida, a suburb of Tampa. When deputies arrived and attempted to approach him, he took off in his car.

He returned a short time later and reportedly sped up and smashed into the sheriff’s deputies, pinning them against a police cruiser. Both suffered severe broken legs.

Surveillance footage from the sheriff’s office shows Bouzy’s automobile racing down a residential street toward two police officers waiting behind a sheriff’s cruiser.

The officers attempted to evade Bouzy’s car by jumping out of the way before he plowed into them.

In the video, one of the deputies is lying on the ground when Bouzy exits his damaged vehicle and walks calmly toward his home. Even when two cops aimed Tasers at him, he defied their commands.

Seconds after he was tased, he slumped to the ground and was cuffed and taken to jail.

The only way to describe this, Chronister said, is as an ambush. He decided to convert his car into a weapon.

The two law enforcement officers were identified as Cpl. Carlos Brito, age 39, and Deputy Manny Santos, age 31. Britos’ femur bone had broken off and was stuck between the two vehicles, so his leg could have to be amputated, Chronister said. Santos’s injuries were described as a “bilateral break” in his legs.

They traveled to Tampa, where they stayed at the General Hospital, where Brito underwent surgery.

Chronister claimed that what they were going through was incomprehensible.

Bouzy is accused of attempted murder. Chronister stated the suspect has a history of hostility against law enforcement and had been arrested for three felonies and 14 misdemeanors.

In addition to a hit-and-run in 2017, he was arrested for reportedly punching a deputy in the face. He made a statement in jail about how much he hated cops and how he planned to kill a sheriff’s officer.