Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 11-221

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 30, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Larry McKinnon : lmckinno@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8094

    Sexual Battery Suspect Arrested

    Detectives locate suspect.
    • Wednesday
    • June 29, 2011
    • Time: 11:30 AM
    • 6813 47th Street
    • Tampa, FL


    Russell Dale Franklin
    DOB 1-4-71
    9413 Eastfield Road, #A
    Thonotosassa, FL


    • Sexual Battery
    • Unlawful Sexual Activity with a Minor


    Female, 17 year old


    On June 29, 2011 at 11:30 a.m., Hillsborough County Warrant detectives, Tampa Police Officers and the US Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force located and arrested Russell Franklin at 6813 47th Street in Tampa without incident.

    One June 17, 2011, at 4:00 a.m., the victim was at home and watching a movie with another female and Franklin. The victim fell asleep on the couch and was awakened by the Franklin. The suspect sexually battered the victim and then left the residence. The suspect is known to the other female that was in the house at the time.

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