Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 11-078

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 11, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Arrests For Aggravated Child Abuse

    Children sheltered by Child Protection Services.
    • Friday
    • March 11, 2011
    • Time: 9:35 AM
    • Hillsborough County

    Suspect:


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    Larry Lincoln
    DOB 2-13-71
    4807 Bristol Bay Way, apt. 203
    Tampa, FL

    Charges:

    Aggravated Child Abuse (2 counts)
    Domestic Battery by Strangulation (Violation of Probation)

    Suspect:

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    Nina Gaston
    DOB 3-14-80
    4807 Bristol Bay Way, apt. 203
    Tampa, FL

    Charges:

    Failure to Report Child Abuse

    Details:

    Between November 1, 2010 and February 12, 2011 the defendant, Larry Lincoln struck the male victim’s (age 6 and 11) multiple times with an electrical cord. During some of the incidents the defendant tied the victim’s hands to the railing of a bunk bed. The 6 year old suffered scars consistent with being struck with an electrical cord on his back, sides of his torso, legs and arms. The 11 year old suffered scars consistent with being struck with an electrical cord on his legs, arms and buttocks. Gaston witnessed the offenses and did not stop the defendant.

    The incident was reported to the Sheriff’s Office on February 12, 2011, by someone that knew the children. Deputies responded and began their investigation. At the time of the report, the children were sheltered by Child Protection Services. Both suspects turned themselves in at the Orient Road Jail on March 11, 2011 charged with the above listed charges. The children remain sheltered.
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