Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 16-313

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 5, 2016
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    Human Trafficking Arrest

    Suspect forced victim to commit acts of prostitution.
    • Tuesday
    • July 5, 2016
    • Time: 2:10 PM
    • La Quinta Inn
    • 4811 U.S. Hwy 301 North


    Arrested: Brandon Jackson
    DOB: 01/17/86
    13508 Glasser Ave.
    Orlando, FL

    Charges: Human Sex Trafficking, False Imprisonment, Felon in Possession of a  Firearm, Possession of Marijuana (over 20 grams), Domestic Violence Battery

    32-year-old Hispanic female


    On July 05, 2016 at approximately 2:10 p.m., members of the Special Investigations Division, Selective Operations Section, were conducting a prostitution investigation at the La Quinta Inn located at 4811 U.S. Hwy 301 North. Detectives discovered a 32-year-old Hispanic female victim who was forced to commit acts of prostitution while being held by Brandon Jackson against her will. Brandon Jackson was discovered hiding in a locked bathroom with a loaded "Bryco" .380 semi automatic pistol nearby. A search of the hotel
    room produced approximately 190 grams of marijuana.

    Brandon Jackson was charged with Human Sex Trafficking, False Imprisonment, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Possession of Marijuana (over 20 grams) and Domestic Violence Battery.
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