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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-132

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 4, 2016
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    Fugitive Arrested In Kimble County Texas

    Suspect had cut off his electronic monitoring device.
    • Friday
    • April 1, 2016
    • Time: 11:45 AM
    • Hillsborough County


    Kevin Michael McGruder
    DOB: 04/22/94
    10811 Hoffner Edge Drive
    Riverview, FL

    5'09", 125 lbs, Black hair and Brown eyes


    On April 1, 2016 at approximately 11:45 am, the defendant Kevin Michael McGruder, left his residence without authorization while wearing an electronic monitoring device. At approximately 12:30 pm, the device sent an alert indicating that it was being tampered with (cut off). An Arrest Warrant was issued for Escape from Custody and Altering and Damaging an Electronic Transmitting Device.

    On April 2, 2016, an additional warrant was added to Kevin Michael McGruder for Armed Kidnapping, Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon, and Carjacking with a Deadly Weapon. The suspect has violence tendencies.

    On April 3, 2016, Kevin McGruder was arrested in Kimble County Texas where he will be held until he can be brought back to Hillsborough County.
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