Car fire leads Bay County law enforcement to theft suspect

BAY COUNTY, Fla. – A car fire led Bay County law enforcement to a theft suspect Tuesday. Police responded to a vehicle fire and say a camper was fully engulfed in flames on the back of a van, which had been reported stolen out of city of Panama City. The driver of the vehicle was quickly apprehended and taken into custody.
Loren Hank Elliot, is facing charges of grand theft in Panama City. He is being held in the Bay County Jail.