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James William Mitchell was arrested on May 19, 2016 in Riverview after detectives received information that he was in the area. The victim's vehicle was located a short distance away at a Winn Dixie located at 6929 US 301. Mitchell is being transported to Orient Road Jail.
James William Mitchell, Jr.
7410 52nd Avenue South
Tampa, FL 33619
White male, 5'10", 165lbs., medium build/complexion, brown hair, brown eyes, may have mustache.
2001 Infiniti QX4, Beige, damaged (hanging) left front bumper
FL Tag # X89 9TT
Between 7:00 p.m. on May 17, 2016 and 6:56 a.m. on May 18, 2016 at 7410 52nd Avenue South, James Mitchell Jr. battered the victim causing her to sustain severe injuries. Mitchell then left the victim on the ground in a semi-conscious state for an unknown amount of time and fled the area in the victim's 2001 beige, Infiniti QX4 sport utility vehicle, bearing Florida tag X89 9TT. James Mitchell Jr. and the victim reside together and the victim is Mitchell's 93-year-old grandmother. The victim is recovering at an area hospital. There is a warrant for Mitchell's arrest for Aggravated Battery on Person 65 yoa or Older and Grand Theft Motor Vehicle.
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.