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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-472R

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • September 14, 2017
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8060

    Missing Runaway Juvenile

    Teen was last seen September 8.
    • Friday
    • September 8, 2017
    • Time: 5:00 AM
    • 8003 Alpine Avenue
    • Tampa, Florida

    UPDATE: Vernicia Pearson has been located.

    Missing Runaway Juvenile:

    Vernicia Jamae Pearson
    DOB: 12/11/00
    8003 Alpine Avenue
    Tampa, FL

    Description: Black female, 5'04”, 125 lbs., black hair and brown eyes.


    Vernicia Pearson left the above address and has not returned. Vernicia contacted her mother via telephone to advise she was in Georgia (with unknown subject/unknown city) because of Hurricane Irma. Vernicia advised she would be back home soon. Anyone with any information reference the whereabouts of Vernicia is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200.

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