Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 11-434

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 19, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Larry Mckinnon : lmckinno@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8060

    Suspect Arrested For Domestic Violence Battery

    Suspect arrested for battery on wife.
    • Sunday
    • December 18, 2011
    • Time: 4:30 PM
    • 12207 Branch Acres Road
    • Tampa, FL

    Suspect:

    Philip Scott Struthers,  DOB 7-25-69
    12207 Branch Acres Road
    Tampa, FL
     

    Charge:

    • Domestic Violence Battery

    Details:

    On December 18, 2011 at approximately 4:30 am, Kimberly Struthers 06/21/68 walked into a HCSO District office and reported that her husband Philip Scott Struthers, 07/25/69 hit her in her face during an argument inside their home at 12207 Branch Acres Road, Tampa.

    Kimberly Struthers stated that earlier in the evening around 9:45 pm, she went home to pick up some of her belongings. She said she has been living out of her car since last Wednesday. While at home, she said her and her husband got into in an argument over her leaving again and he intentionally hit her in the face with his forehead.

    When she arrived at the HCSO office, she had dried blood in her nose and some bruising to her right eye. The son was at the home, but outside when the battery occurred.

    Phillip Struthers was taken into custody this morning around 0730 hrs, at his home without incident. He's currently being held in the Hillsborough County Jail with no bond. Struthers will have first appearance in court tomorrow morning.

    Philip Struthers gained national notoriety in 2011, for videotaping and urging his son in a fistfight with another teenager
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