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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-485

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • September 18, 2017
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    Felon Found In Possession Of Loaded AK-47

    Alvarez has been a convicted felon since 08/19/1994.
    • Saturday
    • September 16, 2017
    • Time: 5:48 PM
    • 5527 Hillsborough St.
    • Wimauma, FL


    Luis Gonzalez Alvarez
    DOB: 12/16/75
    5210 North Street
    Wimauma, FL

    Felon in Possession of a Firearm (x2), Possession of Marijuana


    On September 16, 2017 at approximately 5:48 p.m., a traffic stop was conducted on Luis Alvarez. Alvarez was found to be in possession of a AK-47 which was fully loaded on the front passenger's floor board of the vehicle, with one bullet in the chamber. Alvarez was also found to be in possession of other miscellaneous ammunition and 15 grams of marijuana. Alvarez has been a convicted felon since 08/19/1994 and has already been sentenced to prison on two prior occasions for felon in possession of a firearm.

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