Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 10-101A

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 28, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Deputy Larry McKinnon : lmckinno@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8094

    Murder Suspect Turns Himself In

    Suspect in Shooting/Homicide Turns Himself In At the Orient Road Jail 
    • Sunday
    • March 28, 2010
    • Time: 10:46 AM


    Cruz, Juan Carlos, DOB: 03/31/1972
    12606 Franklin Rd.
    Plant City, FL 33563


    First Degree Murder

    Armed Burglary Occupied Dwelling W/Firearm

    Place of Arrest: Orient Road Jail


    Enrique Trevino, DOB 5-18-80
    5223 Speer Crest Park
    Lot #35


    On March 28, 2010, Cruz turned himself into Orient Road Jail. Cruz was booked on active warrants for First Degree Murder and Armed Burglary of an Occupied Dwelling with a Firearm. Cruz was booked into the Hillsborough County jail with no bond.   

    On Marcg 26, 2010, Enrique Trevino and his cousin were in the front yard of the residence when Cruz drove to Trevino's residence. Cruz exited his car and began shooting at Trevino.  Trevino ran and Cruz continued to fire hitting him several times. The cousin was not injured. Cruz fled in his car.

    The victim was transported by Fire Rescue to South Florida Baptist Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

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