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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-776R

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 6, 2017
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8060

    Missing Endangered Juvenile

    Both juveniles have been located.
    • Tuesday
    • December 5, 2017
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • 8631 Fish Lake Road
    • Tampa, Florida


    Taniya Dozier and Caleb Padilla have been located.

    Missing Endangered Juvenile:

    Taniya Dozier
    DOB: 3-20-2001
    8631 Fish Lake Road

    Description: Black female, 5'7”, 140 lbs., black hair and brown eyes.

    Caleb Padilla
    DOB: 5-23-2017 (son)
    8631 Fish Lake Road

    Description: Black male, 17 lbs., black hair and brown eyes.


    Taniya Dozier left her residence on foot with her 6-month-old son, Caleb Padilla and has not returned. Anyone with any information reference the whereabouts of Dozier and her son is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200.


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