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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-531 (16-528)

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 12, 2016
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Home Invasion Suspect Arrested

    Suspect held victims at gunpoint.
    • Friday
    • November 4, 2016
    • Time: 10:00 PM
    • 6903 Society Drive, Apt B
    • Tampa, Florida


    AJ Whaley was arrested December 11, near the intersection of Bearss Avenue and Livingston Avenue.


    AJ Whaley
    DOB: 10/11/1994
    3802 Carroway St


    • Possession of Cocaine
    • Robbery Firearm or Deadly Weapon (4 Counts)
    • Armed Burglary of a Dwelling
    • False Imprisonment (4 Counts)

    Previous News Release 16-528:

    On November 4, 2016 at 10:00 p.m., AJ Whaley, along with two other unidentified suspects, forced their way into an apartment located at 6903 Society Dr. Each suspect was carrying a handgun and forced four victims to sit in the living room, at gun point, while they ransacked the entire apartment. The suspects removed several cell phones and cash from the victims. AJ Whaley has been identified as one of the suspects and a warrant has been issued for his arrest for charges of Armed Burglary with Aggravated Battery, Armed Robbery (x4) and False Imprisonment (x4). Whaley is armed and dangerous. Anyone making contact should use extreme caution.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or send a mobile tip using our P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads and Droids. You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward.

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