Amber Brackney abduction plot: A Florida father staves off an abduction plot on his teen daughter after the girl outsmarted the would be teen schemers.
Terry Brackney a 51 year old Florida father has been hailed a hero after foiling a plot which involved kidnapping the man’s 17 year old daughter and robbing the family home.
It all came to pass Tuesday night as Amber Brackney was leaving her Baker, Florida, home on Tuesday when she found Preservation Road blocked with barrels and garbage cans, according to the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office.
The teen, however, managed to drive around the blockade, outsmarting abductors plans to force her out of the car.
From there the The Northwest Florida Daily News reported Amber calling her father who was inside the house to say that someone had blocked the road to their house with barrels. Instead of getting out of her car, she drove around them.
Amber Brackney abduction plot: Cops find guns, knife, latex gloves, face masks and a roll of tape.
Shortly after, just on 10.30pm, Amber’s funeral director father heard a car door close and noticed the motion-activated flood lights outside the family home turn on.
He grabbed his gun, and when he spotted would be intruders trying to break into his garage, he fired three shots, according to the sheriff’s office.
The suspects ran off into the woods and police, acting on a tip from another neighbor, later pulled over a White Jeep Liberty on Highway 4.
The father later discovered the would be abductors had been unscrewing some of his security lights, possibly for a second kidnap attempt.
Arrested was Keilon Johnson, 19, along with three underage teenagers, Austin French, 17, 16-year old Tyree Johnson, and 15-year old Kamauri Horn.
All four were charged with attempted kidnapping and attempted home invasion robbery.
Johnson has been booked into the Okaloosa County Jail, while the other three were transferred to a juvenile justice facility.
Police found latex gloves and face masks inside the SUV. Also discovered was a knife, guns and a roll of tape. The said the teens planned to kidnap the 17-year-old girl before heading to her home to confront her father, who they believed was wealthy.