Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 13-289

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 25, 2013
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    • 813/247-8060

    Barricade Suspect Surrenders

    Suspect held victim against her will.
    • Wednesday
    • July 24, 2013
    • Time: 3:10 PM
    • 810 Providence Trace
    • Tampa, FL

    Arrested:


    Americo Gomez-Figueroa
    DOB: 6/17/1976
    810 Providence Trace Circle
    Tampa, FL

    Charges:

    • Kidnapping Harm or Terrorize
    • Felon in Possession of a Firearm
    • Battery

    Victim:

    Judith Dempsey
    DOB: 10/02/1969
    810 Providence Trace Circle
    Tampa, FL

    Details:

    On July 24, 2013 at approximately 3:10 p.m., Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a third party individual stating that a male at 810 Providence Trace would not let the victim leave. Deputies arrived on scene and began communicating with the suspect Americo Gomez-Figueroa. Gomez-Figueroa physically held Judith Dempsey against her will.

    At approximately 6:15 p.m., the S.W.A.T. team was called to respond to the scene. Gomez-Figueroa surrendered voluntarily. The victim was unharmed. The suspect was arrested and transported to the Hillsborough County Jail.
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