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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-176

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 27, 2017
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    Sexual Battery Suspect Arrested

    Suspect sexually battered elderly victim.
    • Wednesday
    • April 26, 2017
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Seffner, FL

    Victim:

    73-year-old female (at the time of incident)

    Arrested:


    Jose Luis Maldonado
    DOB: 04/19/92
    11302 Hwy 301 N #12
    Thonotosassa, FL

    Charges:
    Battery (Victim over 65), False Imprisonment, Sexual Battery with Deadly Weapon or Force, Burglary of a Dwelling with Assault of Battery, VOP Willful Child Abuse (x2)

    Details:

    On October 7, 2015 at approximately 11:00 p.m., the defendant intentionally and unlawfully entered the victim's residence. While inside the residence, the defendant attacked and sexually battered the elderly victim (over 65 years old) and did not allow the victim to leave. A DNA profile was obtained from the victim's clothing and entered into the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS). A CODIS match occurred which matched the defendant's DNA profile and a warrant was issued for Maldonado's arrest.

    On April 26, 2017, Maldonado was arrested at his residence and charged with Battery (Victim over 65), False Imprisonment, Sexual Battery with Deadly Weapon or Force, Burglary of a Dwelling with Assault of Battery, VOP Willful Child Abuse (x2).
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