Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-117

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 21, 2013
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    Suspect Arrested In Vehicle Burglary

    Deputies apprehend suspect following vehicle pursuit and short foot pursuit.
    • Wednesday
    • March 20, 2013
    • Time: 4:07 PM
    • B-4811 River Grass Court
    • Tampa, Florida


    Richard Johnson
    DOB: 7/16/1983
    8731 ½ 50th Street N B
    Tampa, FL


    • Fleeing to Elude
    • Driving w/License Canc,Susp or Revoked
    • Obstructing or Opposing an Officer w/o
    • False Name to Law Enforcement
    • Delivery of Cocaine (VOP)
    • Possession of Cocaine (VOP)


    On March 20, 2013 at approximately 4:07 a.m., deputies responded to B-4811 River Grass Court in Tampa regarding a burglary of a vehicle in progress.

    Upon arrival, the suspect fled the scene in a white Durango. Deputies initiated a pursuit on the vehicle which fled into the city of Tampa. After the vehicle pursuit and a short foot pursuit, deputies apprehended suspect, Richard Johnson and the vehicle with the assistance from Tampa Police Department, K-9 and aviation.

    There were no injuries sustained during the pursuit and no damage to any HCSO vehicles or any other additional vehicles.

    The investigation continues.

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