Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 10-360

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 17, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Ex-boyfriend Grabs Baby And Flees

    Baby and mother safe after deputies take suspect into custody.
    • Friday
    • December 17, 2010
    • Time: 10:34 AM
    • 1515 E. 140th Avenue
    • Tampa, FL

    Suspect:

    Jose Manuel Burgos
    DOB 05-20-70
    1515 E. 140th Avenue, Apt. C
    Tampa, FL

    Vehicle: Ford F150

    Charges:

    Battery/Domestic Violence
    Interference with Child Custody
    Fleeing to Elude Law Enforcement

    Victims:

    Jenel Fajardo
    DOB 09-04-85
    1515 East 140th Avenue, Apt. C
    Tampa, FL

    11-month-old male

    Details:

    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office received a call reference a domestic in progress at 1515 East 140 Avenue. While deputies were in route to the call, they received updates that the suspect was upset with the victim (ex-girlfriend) and he had placed their 11-month-old son in a car seat in the vehicle and was attempting to leave. The mother of the child (Jenel Fajardo) jumped in the vehicle and the suspect fled with both baby and mother. Deputies attempted to make a traffic stop on the vehicle in the area of Interstate 275 and Livingston Avenue, but the suspect fled. Suspect vehicle proceeded to the area of State Road 52 (Pasco County) where he was taken into custody without incident. He was transported to the Pasco County Jail where he will later be taken to Hillsborough County. Both victims were not injured and were picked up by a family member.
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