Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 14-101 (14-089)

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 18, 2014
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Parental Abduction

    Missing juvenile was seen at Lakeshore Mall in Highlands County.
    • Saturday
    • March 8, 2014
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • 14211 Shadow Moss Lane #201
    • Tampa


    Missing Juvenile Domenico Pandolfo, Merrilee MacArthur and James Dupree were seen at Lakeshore Mall in Highlands County the weekend of March 8 & 9.

    Missing Juvenile:

    Domenico Pandolfo
    DOB: 10-31-02
    14211 Shadow Moss Lane #201

    Description: White male, 5’, 105 lbs., green eyes and brown hair.


    Merrilee MacArthur
    DOB: 6-18-71

    Description: White female, 5’5”, 130 lbs., brown hair and brown eyes

    Mothers Boyfriend:

    James Dupree
    DOB: 11-4-77

    Description: Black male, 5’10”, 195 lbs. Brown eyes and black hair.


    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile that is believed to have been taken by his mother.

    The juvenile’s parents were in the process of getting a divorce and Domenico’s father had received full custody in the court. On November 14, 2013, Merrilee MacArthur went to Pizzo Elementary and checked Domenico out of school. He has not been seen since. According to Domenico’s father, he believes that Merrilee may have taken Domenico out of state and is in the company of his mother and her boyfriend, James Dupree.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspects or missing juvenile is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of these individuals and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or text "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).
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