When a police officer pulled over a speeding red Mitsubishi going 57 in a 35 zone it seemed like it would be a pretty cut and dry speeding ticket situation. The officer turned on his lights to pull the car over. At first the driver turned off his lights and sped up to 65 miles per hour but eventually pulled the car over into a parking lot. Though, the car took off again, only to stop a short while away.
The officer must have been relieved to end the cat-and-mouse game, however when he approached the window only to be baffled to find no one inside.
The incident happened early Sunday morning in Highland Beach, Florida.
Police officers checked the car and searched the area around it but couldn't find any sign of a driver. The officers kept an eye on the car, but were baffled when it took off once again and tried to speed off. According to the Sun-Sentinel the car made several "rapid evasive maneuvers" but came to another stop once again in the middle of the parking lot.
Police once again approached the car to find no one inside.
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At this point we probably would have called in the Supernatural Investigation Unit or the Scooby Doo gang, but since such things doesn't exist, the police did the next big thing: keeping an eye on the car.
Finally after about an hour an officer noticed something moving in the back seat. It turned out that the car had an opening between the backseat and the trunk and the driver had crawled into the trunk each time after coming to a stop.
Police finally popped the trunk and found 28-year-old Maximilian Andrew Schroeder. He was arrested on charges of fleeing an officer, marijuana possession and drug paraphernalia possession.