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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-255

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 14, 2015
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Violation Of A Domestic Violence Injunction

    Deputies apprehend suspect.
    • Wednesday
    • May 13, 2015
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • 5431 Joe King Road
    • Plant City


    Dennis W. Bovee
    DOB: 11/25/1970
    5431 Joe King Road
    Plant City


    • Viol Domestic Violence Injunction
    • Aggravated Stalking (Injunction)
    • VOP


    On May 13, 2015, at approximately 4:30 am, Bovee entered his estranged wife's residence despite previously being served a domestic violence injunction on May 12, 2015.

    Prior to leaving the residence, Bovee made statements that implied he may soon cause her harm.  Bovee left the residence on foot wearing camouflage clothing. Soon after Bovee left, his wife discovered a 45-cal semi-auto handgun missing.

    Bovee has a long history of domestic violence against his wife including shooting at her while they lived together in Montana. Bovee was released from prison for that offense and is currently serving an additional 5 years of probation.

    Late Wednesday evening, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies took Dennis Bovee into custody without incident. He was booked into the Orient Road Jail for Viol Domestic Violence Injunction, Aggravated Stalking (Injunction) and VOP.

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