MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WTOC) - The FBI is looking for potential victims of two over-the-road truck drivers who allegedly kidnap and demand ransom from women along Interstate 95, according to a release from the FBI Memphis Field Office.
Brian T. Summerson, 25, of Dillon, S.C. was arrested in Daytona Beach, Fla. and charged with Battery Cause Bodily Harm, False Imprisonment and Tampering with a Witness Calling 911, according to the release. Summerson works as a trucker along I-95 from New Jersey to Miami, Fla. and has also traveled to Chicago, Ill. and Kansas City, Mo., according to the Bureau. The FBI says Summerson often introduces himself to potential victims as Von or Vaughn.
Pierre L. Washington, 35, of Chicago, Ill. is the owner of a trucking company called God Got Me LLC, according to the FBI. He was arrested by the FBI in Chicago last month in connection with an ongoing investigation. Washington also works as a trucker but his routes have not yet been identified, according to the Bureau.
If you have any information about this case, or believe you or someone you know may have been a victim, you are asked to send your contact information to the FBI at firstname.lastname@example.org. Responses are voluntary, but the FBI is legally mandated to identify victims of federal crimes. The FBI will provide victims with information, assistance, services and resources.