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Release Number: 09-198

For Immediate Release

Public Information Office

July 14, 2009

Deputy Larry McKinnon:  

(813) 247-8060




Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office


Apartment Security Guard Arrested




14407 Hensel Ln (142nd St E and 22nd St N) Avalon Village Apartments





Security Guard Arrested for Illegal Possession of a Firearm



Arrested:   Montgomery, Demetrius A, DOB 11/08/75

                   AKA- Montgomery, Adell L

                   9610 Astor Av

                   Tampa Fl 33613 


Charges: Felon in Possession of a Firearm


Hillsborough County Sheriff Deputies arrested Demetrius A Montgomery who was employed as an armed security guard at Avalon Village Apartments. Demetrius Montgomery was patrolling the Avalon Village apartments when deputies discovered his prior felony conviction.  Avalon Village Apartment complex is currently under a mandate with the Hillsborough County Nuisance Abatement Board to clean up the apartment complex’s drug and other illegal activities.


After arresting Montgomery’s deputies determined that Montgomery Florida Class G security guard license was counterfeit.


Montgomery was convicted in Hillsborough County in 1993 for Carrying Concealed Firearm. Deputies will review additional charges with the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office


Deputy Larry McKinnon

HCSO-Office of the Chief Deputy