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    Release Number: 15-358

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 13, 2015
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    SWAT Standoff Ends Peacefully

    The suspect had barricaded himself inside his home with several weapons.
    • Friday
    • July 10, 2015
    • Time: 12:53 PM
    • 3604 Tindale Road
    • Plant City

    Arrested:


    James Cunha
    DOB: 03/01/1971
    3604 Tindale Road
    Plant City, FL

    Charges:

    • Sexual Battery (10 Counts)
    • Lewd or Lascivious Molestation (4 Counts)
    • Lewd or Lascivious Conduct (3 Counts)

    Details:

    On July 10, 2015 at 12:53pm, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to 3604 Tindale Road in reference to a sexual abuse call. Deputies arrived and began investigating and during the course of the investigation, the suspect ran inside the home and barricaded himself inside with several weapons. SWAT was called out to the scene and, after 5.5 hours, deputies were able to get the subject to exit the home peacefully at 8:15 pm.

    The investigation continues.
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