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Release Number: 09-326

For Immediate Release

Public Information Office

December 2, 2009

Debbie Carter:

(813) 247-8060













Victim:  Jamonte Hugee,  DOB 8-17-92

              2901 Sam Hicks Road

              Plant City


Suspect:  Jimmy Ray Torres,  DOB 6-8-93

                 205 Hopewell Manor

                 Plant City

Charges:  Aggravated Battery

                  Carrying a concealed weapon


Aggravated battery


December 2, 2009 at 9:30 a.m.


Durant High School

4748 Cougar Place











Deputies responded to Durant High School at 4748 Cougar Place at approximately 9:30 a.m. this morning in reference to an incident involving two students.


There was a confrontation between two male students (sophomores) which resulted in the victim receiving minor lacerations to his head and forearm from a pair of scissors.  The confrontation occurred in one of the classrooms.


The victim was transported to the doctor by his mother.


When deputies searched Torres, they discovered a small knife in his pocket.