Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-423

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • November 5, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Individual Hiding In Bushes Arrested By Deputies

    Man was charged with loitering and prowling.
    • Saturday
    • November 3, 2012
    • Time: 1:00 AM
    • 6646 Marina Point Village Court
    • Tampa, Florida

    Suspect: 

    Christian Cesar Ramirez
    DOB: 8/28/1979
    8325 Elm Street
    Tampa, Florida

    Charges:

    • Loitering and Prowling

    Details:

    On November 3, 2012 at approximately 1:00 a.m. at 6646 Marina Point Village Court, Apt. #104, the defendant was observed behind an apartment building in the bushes, concealing himself. The defendant was approximately one foot from a window to a residence not known to the defendant. The area behind the apartment building is not a common walk area and does not have a walk path. Once confronted by deputies, the defendant stood up from a crouching position and walked out from between the building and the bushes. The defendant could not provide any logical reason as to why he was in the bushes.

    The apartment where the defendant was discovered is the same apartment where a burglary had occurred around the middle of October. In that case, the 65 year old female victim awoke to a male suspect standing over her in her bedroom. When the victim screamed, the suspect fled. The suspect had gained entry through a rear window.

    There have been 7 incidents in the apartment complex where individuals have discovered the rear window to their apartments open and screens removed. It is unknown if entry was made in any of those cases. Deputies were working surveillance at the apartment complex last night when they discovered the suspect.

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