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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-815

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 11, 2018
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    Man Arrested For Charging A Deputy With A Knife

    He is charged with Aggravated Battery on a LEO with a Deadly Weapon and Burglary of an Occupied Dwelling with Assault or Battery.
    • Monday
    • December 10, 2018
    • Time: 6:57 PM
    • 4732 Windflower Circle
    • Tampa, Florida

    Arrested:


    Patrick O'Brien
    DOB: 5/17/65
    4713 Stonepointe Place
    Tampa, FL

    Charges: Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer w/ a Deadly Weapon and Burglary Occupied Dwelling with Assault or Battery

    Details:

    On 12/10/18 at approximately 6:57 p.m., Patrick O'Brien entered 4732 Windflower Cr, to which he did not have permission from the owner/victim, nor did he know any residents at the above listed address. The residents ordered the defendant to exit the home immediately, at which point Patrick O'Brien pushed one of the residents to the ground against her will and fled into the backyard. When a deputy arrived, Patrick O'Brien would not obey his lawful commands and ran towards the deputy with a knife in his right hand. O'Brien
    was contained using a taser and was taken into custody. He is charged with Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer with Deadly Weapon and Burglary Occupied Dwelling with Assault or Battery. The investigation is ongoing.
     
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