Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-200

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 7, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Larry McKinnon : lmckinno@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8094

    Motel Employee Discovers Bag Of Driver’s Licenses And Credit Cards

    Deputies arrest two men.
    • Sunday
    • June 5, 2011
    • Time: 11:14 PM
    • Brandon Motor Lodge
    • 906 Brandon Boulevard E
    • Brandon, Florida

    Arrested:


    Gefery Pierre
    DOB: 8/12/1981
    270 NE 171st St
    North Miami, FL

    Charges:

    • Possession of Marijuana
    • Driving while License Revoked
    • Fraudulent Use of Personal Information (Warrant)
    • Grand Theft Motor Vehicle – 2 Counts (Warrant)

    Arrested:


    Branden Jones
    DOB: 12/08/1985
    1560 NW 124th St
    North Miami, FL

    Charges:

    • Obstructing or opposing an Officer w/o Violence
    • Petit Theft (Warrant)

    Details:

    On June 5, 2012, at approximately 11:14 p.m. deputies responded to Brandon Motor Lodge at 906 Brandon Boulevard E. An employee of the Brandon Motor Lodge found a plastic bag containing hundreds of driver’s licenses, credit cards, social security cards and passports in the names of approximately 38 different people within a room at the Motor Lodge. It was discovered that several of the driver’s licenses had been reported stolen and some of the credit cards had been used to conduct fraudulent transactions.

    Upon further investigation, deputies discovered that the person renting the room was traveling in a stolen vehicle reported stolen from a rental car company at Tampa International Airport and had keys to another stolen vehicle in his possession. Suspect Gefery Pierre admitted to renting the room using his brother’s personal information without his consent.

    The investigation continues.
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