Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-199

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 10, 2015
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Suspect Arrested For Armed Home Invasion Robbery

    The suspect confronted the victim outside his residence and demanded money and property.
    • Wednesday
    • April 8, 2015
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • 11808 S. Highway 41
    • Wimauma

    Arrested:


    Jesus Daniel Gonzalez
    DOB: 10/01/1994
    10647 Summer Road
    Wimauma, FL

    Charges:

    • Robbery Home Invasion X2
    • Carjacking (with a firearm)
    • Kidnapping (with a firearm)
    • Burglary of a Vehicle
    • Grand theft of a Motor Vehicle
    • Possession of Burglary Tools
    • Battery
    • Petit Theft

    Details:

    On April 8, 2015, Jesus D. Gonzalez and a unidentified male suspect committed a armed home invasion robbery at a mobile home at trailer park located at 11808 S. Hwy 41 in Wimauma.

    Gonzalez and his unknown accomplice confronted the victim outside of his residence and demanded money and property at knife point. Gonzalez and the other suspect then forced the victim inside where they robbed a second victim of money and property.

    During the investigation, detectives in Patrol District IV quickly identified Gonzalez as a suspect and he was arrested just before 9 am on April 9th after he was found sleeping in a motor home at 1628 S Hwy 41 in Ruskin. Gonzalez was found in possession of the victim's property and cash. No one in this incident was injured.

    Gonzalez has also been identified and charged with an Armed Kidnapping and Armed Carjacking that occurred on January 30th 2015 at 5129 Hwy 674 in Wimauma.

    On January 30th, 2015 at approximately 1130 pm, Gonzalez and three (3) unidentified males confronted the victim at "Club 674", located at 5129 Hwy 674, in Wimauma.

    During the confrontation, Gonzalez and the 3 suspects struck the victim multiple times with their fists. Gonzalez then removed the victim's car keys and at gun point ordered the victim to get inside the front passenger seat of his own vehicle.

    Once inside his vehicle, the victim was beaten about his head and face with the handgun. Gonzalez then drove the victim's vehicle out of the parking lot with the victim still seated in the front passenger seat.

    A short time later, the victim was forced to exit his vehicle and Gonzalez and the unknown suspects drove away leaving the victim behind.

    The victim received minor injuries during this incident.  

    According to Gonzales, he and his crew targeted random Mexicans members of the community because he says they were less likely to report the robbery to police.

    Detectives are asking that if anyone is a victim of Gonzales or who may know of someone who is, please contact the Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200.

    The identity of the victims are being withheld at this time due to several suspects who are still at large and unidentified.
     
    Gonzales is currently being held in the Hillsborough County Jail with no bond.

    Anyone with any information reference the unidentified suspect(s) is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this suspect 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).

    The investigation continues.


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