On 11/16/2012 at approximately 7:26 PM, Meredith Joelle Cooper of 3549 St. Andrews Ch. Rd. Sanford reported she was traveling on St. Andrews Church Rd. Sanford when a vehicle approached her vehicle from the rear at a high rate of speed. Cooper reported he vehicle then passed her and the passenger in the vehicle began to fire gunshots at her. Copper reported the vehicle was a green Honda Accord w/ tinted windows and occupied by 2 individuals. Soon after a broadcast was issued, Sanford PD officers stopped a vehicle fitting a description of the suspect vehicle. The victim identified the vehicle and one suspect in the vehicle. Officers on scene also found spent pistol casings on the rear seat of the vehicle in plain view. A search warrant issued for the vehicle revealed a pistol in the trunk of the car. Cooper was not injured.
Steve Anthony Snipes (30) B/M of 1101 Greystone Cir. Sanford and Corinth Santana Snipes (23) B/M of 1101 Greystone Cir. Sanford were both arrested and charged w/ assault w/ a deadly weapon w/ intent to kill, discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle, injury to personal property. Steve Snipes was also charged w/ possessing a firearm by felon. Steve Snipes was held under $110,000 secured bond and Corinth Snipes was held under $100,000 secured bond. This was not a random incident.
Thanks for Sanford PD and their assistance in this incident!