John had committed a crime down in Miami. While the police there searched for him he was already on the run making his way north towards New York where he would hop a plane to Europe. The Miami police had gotten the FBI and NYPD involved to help solve this case. John heard about it on the news and looked for a place to hide. He planned his getaway that night. When it was dark he started to run, until he saw the search lights of the helicopter. Before he could run into a house party to hide the helicopter's search light landed on him stopping him dead in his tracks.