Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 15-412

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 13, 2015
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer

    Passenger arrested, deputies seeking the driver.
    • Wednesday
    • August 12, 2015
    • Time: 12:32 PM
    • 14720 Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard East
    • Dover

    Arrested:


    (Booking photo from 5/31/15 arrest.)
    Aaron Pegg
    DOB: 7/16/1986
    1381 Acker Road
    Dover

    Charges:

    • Resisting Arrest w/o Violence
    • Trespass in a Conveyance

    Details:

    On August 12, 2015, at approximately 12:32 pm, detectives and deputies assigned to Patrol District II located an occupied stolen vehicle in the IGA parking lot located at 14720 Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard). The stolen vehicle was a black 2006 Audi A6 and was reported as stolen on August 12, 2015 at 6:00 am.

    Deputies attempted to make contact with the driver within the parking lot; the driver of the stolen vehicle put the car in reverse and rammed the Sheriff's Office vehicle that was positioned behind it. The stolen vehicle fled within the parking lot and hit an unoccupied parked car. Deputies attempted to position their vehicles to box in the stolen vehicle when the driver put the vehicle in reverse and rammed the front of a different Sheriff's Office vehicle.

    The suspect vehicle fled at a high rate of speed on Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard. A short time later, the HCSO helicopter pilot located a vehicle matching the description in a ditch at the intersection of Turkey Creek Road and Holloway Road. Deputies made contact with and arrested Aaron Pegg, the passenger, within 100 yards of the vehicle. Investigators are following up on leads to identify and apprehend the driver of the vehicle.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspect 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).
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