Four Police Vehicles Hit On Nine Mile, Convicted Felon Charged With Drug, Weapons Offenses

January 7, 2023

A man with 20 previous felony charges was arrested and another is wanted after four patrol cars were struck Thursday on Nine Mile Road.

The incident started when the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office received a tip that Marcus Flintroy was armed with multiple weapons in a white Volkswagen Passat.

Flintroy is a multi-time convicted felon with over 20 previous felony charges. Based on this verified information and other intelligence gathered, members of the ECSO Narcotics Unit, along with the Florida Highway Patrol, attempted to stop Flintroy at the RaceTrac at 701 West Nine Mile Road, near Lowes and Home Depot.

Flintroy had pulled up to a pump and was meeting with an unidentified black male who had also pulled up to the pump.

The unidentified male entered Marcus Flintroy’s vehicle, and neither attempted to pump gas. A marked FHP vehicle and several unmarked ECSO vehicles approached from different directions.

The unidentified male immediately exited Flintroy’s vehicle and ran to his own vehicle. Flintroy ignored the FHP lights. Deputies said he attempted to escape, pulled forward and into one of the ECSO unmarked vehicles. After contact, Flintroy pulled to the right, only to be blocked by another ECSO unmarked vehicle. His vehicle struck this second ECSO vehicle before he exited his vehicle and fled on foot. After a brief foot chase, he was caught and arrested.

Meanwhile, the other unidentified male who had returned to his vehicle struck a third ECSO vehicle and the FHP vehicle before fleeing the scene. He has yet to be identified and charged.

Inside Flintroy’s vehicle, deputies located a loaded and chambered AR pistol with a 30-round magazine and an additional loaded 30-round magazine. Deputies also found a Glock pistol with two extended magazines, 105 grams of fentanyl, a pill press, and an amount of crack cocaine.

Flintroy was charged with two counts of aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer, two counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, trafficking in fentanyl, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, and attaching tag not assigned. He has no bond.


34 Responses to “Four Police Vehicles Hit On Nine Mile, Convicted Felon Charged With Drug, Weapons Offenses”

  1. Odom on January 9th, 2023 7:27 pm

    20 felony put him in the Yellow Momma..
    People say its not human, alone with lethal injection…well put a bullet to their head. All done. I bet he has helped contraband in prisons. Some want to accuses the prison but you never had anyone work there. I never know if my family will come home when they go to work and look over the ones that do the crime. You have 1 CO to 100 inmates. Prayer for ADCO.

  2. Lebowski on January 9th, 2023 3:49 pm

    @dodo the right thing

    All FFL licensed vendors at a gun show require a background check. It is the same process you would go through to buy a firearm at a brick and mortar location. Your only hope to buy a firearm without going through this process, is to run into another citizen looking to sell their firearms. Beyond the steps that most responsible gun owners take when selling or buying P2P (Bill of sale with license exchange, sometimes CCW exchange), you still circle yourself back to the same argument.

    A criminal will find his weapon, regardless of the law. (Its against the law to purchase a firearm as a felon even if it is person to person. It also against the law to knowingly sell one to a felon.) From a study performed in three states by the Department of Justice in 1995: “15% of adult offenders and 19% of juvenile offenders had stolen guns;16% of adults and 24% of juveniles had kept a stolen gun; and 20% of adults and 30% of juveniles had sold or traded a stolen gun.

    IN 1995! (In 1994 the now defunct Federal Assault Weapons ban was in place)

    If you are willing to suggest that no one should have firearms, I hope you trust the efficacy of our Police, Government and your ability to wield a baseball bat to a fault. You should also consider how that ability will diminish as you age.

    If you want to suggest tougher penalties for felons and soon to be felons, who use guns during the commission of a crime, I’m your biggest cheerleader.

  3. Mike J. on January 9th, 2023 10:52 am

    So the 2nd unidentified guy got away. Were the police cars disabled and not drivable? Were there any other units in the area? Does ESCO have a “no chase” policy? Inquiring minds want to know. Yes, as others have posted, criminals like this should be put away for a long, long time. Change the laws, the guidelines, AND the Judges that let 20-time felons go free. I respect law enforcement. Their difficult jobs would be a bit easier if criminals like this are kept in prison.

  4. Do the right thing on January 9th, 2023 10:39 am

    Buy second hand , gun shows they can buy, without a background check.

  5. OhyYouKnow on January 9th, 2023 9:22 am

    @do the right thing…
    If you can pass a background check you can buy a gun. We will never stop criminals from having guns regaurdless of how you want to punish the rest of society for the criminals offenses.

    concerning Judges letting them go… there are guidelines on how much time a judge can give someone for the crime committed. Its the laws we need to change not the judges.

  6. judy on January 9th, 2023 8:46 am

    Puddin on January 7th, 2023 20 x felon? And he’s out wandering the streets? Our Justice system is a joke. This is disgusting.>>>>> I agree totally! Why was he even on the streets with that many felonies?

    Sedition on January 8th, 2023 @do the right thing Easy access to guns? Go try to buy one at a gun store and come back and tell me how “easy” it was. I’ll wait. >>>>> It is too easy to get a gun…just steal one from a glove compartment or from a house you break into! Criminals don’t get their guns legally…

  7. chris paul on January 8th, 2023 8:48 pm

    So this citizen has cost the taxpayers how much?
    Millon or more easy.

  8. Do the right thing on January 8th, 2023 3:07 pm

    I have, it’s very very easy. .

  9. Sedition on January 8th, 2023 10:48 am

    @do the right thing
    Easy access to guns?
    Go try to buy one at a gun store and come back and tell me how “easy” it was.
    I’ll wait.

  10. Sedition on January 8th, 2023 10:46 am

    It seems plain and simple that he will not be rehabilitated even after 20 felonies, so either let him rot in jail fulfilling the entirety of ALL of his crimes, or bring back ol’ Sparky and light him up once and for all.
    A dead offender doesn’t re-offend.

  11. do the right thing on January 8th, 2023 10:24 am

    Guns and drugs. the guns are giving them the power to stay in the business.

    guns are so easy gotten now.

    Greed is the root of all evil!

    greed of gun manufacturing companies, gun runners selling to all South America causing a real crisis at the border and coming an unsafe place to live.

    Don’t like our crime rate? do something about easy access to guns, without their guns it would be harder for them (drug traffickers’) to stay in business.

    We need better gun safety.

  12. TAX PAYER on January 8th, 2023 9:48 am

    a good sentance would be, make them take thier own drugs.

  13. Judge Wapner on January 8th, 2023 8:09 am

    Here comes the Judge…Here comes the Judge….NOT. 20 strikes and you are still in the game?

  14. Shay on January 8th, 2023 3:48 am


    I know many LEO’s that ask themselves this question every day..

  15. JustNThought on January 7th, 2023 11:17 pm

    Maybe the names of the judges and DAs who assisted in the past with this felon should be published so the public may vote correctly in the future.

  16. Jj on January 7th, 2023 8:55 pm

    Robert Bruner……yeah because thugs don’t steal guns they get people to go buy them for them at mikes..Mike’s…

  17. Terri Sanders on January 7th, 2023 7:39 pm

    It is time to vote some judges OUT!!!

  18. Jcellops on January 7th, 2023 2:09 pm

    Wonder if the Volkswagen was stolen? Didn’t have a proper tag.. same with that other guys car. Seems like camera could have pick up some identifying license info so the pubic could help in his capture.

  19. Anne on January 7th, 2023 1:32 pm

    How is it these drug thugs manage to live when their junk is so poisonous?
    Seems they’d die of exposure to the drugs they possess.
    Maybe they should have to ingest or shoot up what they have to prove it’s real.

  20. sam on January 7th, 2023 10:45 am

    this guy is using up Gods’ good air. he needs to be rendered harmless. pick your poison.

  21. David on January 7th, 2023 9:34 am

    Here we go again. When are the courts and judges going to have enough of these losers and say that it is time to put a stop to the “revolving door of injustice”? Twenty convictions and four more deputy sheriff vehicles damaged. It is apparent that this particular felon is not going to change his ways for the better, but for the worse. Look at his weapons cache! What if he had turned this firepower on the officers instead of having rabbit DNA in his blood. If he had gone for the guns there is a strong possibility that we would be reading an officers obituary. Thankfully he chose to run. It is past time that the judicial system put a double padlock on the prison door and keep these career criminals behind bars where they belong.

  22. Well on January 7th, 2023 7:57 am

    Sometimes you have to wonder why Law Enforcement would bother…..

  23. Bill T on January 7th, 2023 7:39 am

    If he doesn’t do a very long prison sentence who ever has the case should be put down the road because they are not doing the job they were hired to do peroid!!!!!!

  24. Bruh on January 7th, 2023 7:00 am

    How many times can a violent felon go free???

  25. Tiger on January 7th, 2023 6:50 am

    The moron should have been ‘eliminated’ rather than arrested. He is dangerous and absolute waste

  26. My Two Cents on January 7th, 2023 6:33 am

    We have a 20 time loser running the streets but “Machine Gun Kelly” is rolling over in his grave because this fools get away car is a ” VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT” I guess inflation has even hit the criminal element.

  27. Stumpknocker on January 7th, 2023 4:48 am

    @ Robert Bruner , and if that’s the case which I highly doubt it, then the person who made the purchase will have to explain to ATF how this person has their firearm, and if there is any connection between the two of them at all, then buyer will be charged federally. More than likely this firearm was stolen during a burglary of a residence.

  28. Thomas G on January 7th, 2023 4:10 am

    Locking this guy up AGAIN! It’s a revolving door!

  29. Robert Bruner on January 7th, 2023 3:41 am

    It sure is easy to get an AR-15 and a Glock ven though you’re a convicted felon. Just have your buddy whose not a felon buy you whatever you want at Mike’s.

  30. Puddin on January 7th, 2023 3:16 am

    20 x felon? And he’s out wandering the streets? Our Justice system is a joke. This is disgusting.

  31. JB on January 7th, 2023 2:56 am

    20 time convicted felon!?? And y’all just keep letting him out??

  32. np630ss on January 7th, 2023 2:01 am

    I wonder why the term “career criminal” is no longer used? From this man’s “work” record, it certainly applies. With 20 felony convictions, how is he even free? The contents of his vehicle prove he’s nefarious. What will it take before he is locked away for good? Will someone have to be killed? If he is allowed to remain free, it is only a matter of time until someone does.

  33. NPC on January 7th, 2023 1:51 am

    We all know of the stories when the system has failed for those wrongly convicted. This is the other side. Victims of this foolish impact crimes are those who have suffered. Blaming the system is similar to blaming a pencil for spelling errors. System operators are the failure.

  34. Carola on January 7th, 2023 1:32 am

    How is it with 20 convicted felony’s this
    imbecile is out on the streets selling drugs and not in prison?

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