Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 11-266

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 6, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Det. Larry McKinnon : lmckinno@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • (813) 247-8094

    Update--Sexual Predator Arrested

    Neighbor saw Boblitt featured on the evening news and contacted HCSO.
    • Friday
    • August 5, 2011
    • Time: 11:42 PM
    • 3118 Buttercup Street
    • Seffner, Florida

    Sexual Predator Arrested


    Boblitt, John Randolph
    DOB: 10/16/1966
    At Large


    On August 5, 2011, at approximately 11:40 p.m., deputies arrested John
    Randolph Boblitt at 3118 Buttercup Street in Seffner. Apparently a neighbor
    saw Boblitt featured on the evening news and contacted HCSO. Boblitt was taken
    into custody without incident and transported to the Hillsborough County Jail.

    Previous Release:

    Warrants Issued for Registered Sexual Predator


    Boblitt, John Randolph
    DOB: 10/16/1966
    At Large

    5'6" 210 lbs, brown eyes and brown hair


    A warrant has been issued for John R Boblitt for Failure to Comply with Sexual
    Predator Registration.

    HCSO detectives stated that John Boblitt was staying in a small travel trailer
    behind the residence located at 408 Chastain Road in Seffner. The house was
    recently sold to new owners and Boblitt moved from the trailer and has failed
    to register his new location as required by law.

    Boblitt has been seen walking in the area of Chastain Road in Seffner and is
    known to frequent various motels in the Brandon/Valrico area.

    Anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this
    suspects and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime
    Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS(8477), report anonymously online at
    www.crimestopperstb.com or text "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).


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