Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-138

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 19, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    “16” Minutes After Getting Out Of Jail Suspect Commits Crime

    Suspect was released from prison December 2011.
    • Saturday
    • April 14, 2012
    • Time: 4:38 PM
    • 78th Street and Gray Moss Lane

    Arrested:


    Marcus Wayne Hunt
    DOB: 8/8/1989
    8708 Fish Lake Road
    Tampa, Florida

    Charges:

    • Robbery

    Victim:

    Ernest Blanton-Gladden
    DOB: 11/03/1977
    6502 23rd Avenue E
    Tampa, Florida

    Details:

    On April 14, 2012 at approximately 4:22 p.m., Marcus Wayne Hunt was released from Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office jail after posting bond. Tampa Police Department had arrested Hunt earlier the same day on charges of Fleeing and Attempting to Elude Police and No Valid Driver’s License.

    Approximately sixteen minutes after his release from jail, Hunt approached a victim in the area of 78th Street and Gray Moss Lane. Hunt struck the victim in the face and took the victim’s bicycle, valued at $190.00.

    Detectives were able to identify and issue a warrant for Hunt in connection with the April 14 incident. He was taken into custody on April 17 at approximately 11:29 a.m. at 8708 Fish Lake Road.

    Hunt has an extensive criminal history and was released from prison December 2011.
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