Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 10-067

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • February 19, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Larry McKinnon : lmckinnon@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-248-8094

    Suspect Who Fled In Handcuffs Has Been Captured Along With Two Accomplices

    Suspect battered deputy and then fled while in handcuffs later arrested along with two accomplices.
    • Friday
    • February 19, 2010
    • Time: 10:16 AM
    • Tampa, Fl
    Arrested:
    Jeston Morffy, dob: 05-25-86
    308 Lake Parsons Green, Brandon

    Charges:
    Battery Domestic Violence
    Escape
    Battery on Law Enforcement Officer

    Arrested:
    Cesar Augusto Bernal, dob: 09-18-85
    405 Oakbow Ct, Seffner

    Charges:
    Aiding Escape

    Arrested:

    Miguel Correa, dob: 04-07-88
    4513 Knollwood St W, Tampa

    Charges:
    Aiding Escape



    Deputies captured Jeston Morffy who was observed attempting to sneak back into his apartment.  When arrested, Morffy was still wearing the set of handcuffs attached to one hand.

    Deputies were conducting surveillance on Morffy's apartment when they observed a vehicle pull up to the front of his apartment.  Three suspects exited the vehicle and went to the rear of the apartment.  Deputies approached the house and found Morffy and his accomplices entering the apartment through the rear sliding glass door.

    Deputy Calderon seized Morffy's house keys during the earlier arrest.  Morffy's left his house keys behind after striking the deputy and fleeing on foot.




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