Anonymous Tip from Student Leads to Arrest

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DATE/TIME: 3/5/2014 at 12:21 p.m.

LOCATION: 4801 North 22nd Street, Tampa

SUSPECT: Jadell M. Darnes, DOB: 12/5/97, B/M, 3405 East Shadowlawn Avenue, Tampa

CHARGE: Felony Possession of a Firearm on School Grounds

DETAILS:
Tampa Police Officer P. C. Davis, the School Resource Officer at Middleton High, received an anonymous tip from a student that the 16-year-old suspect was in possession of a firearm. SRO Davis located the suspect on campus and escorted him to a secure area. The officer searched the suspect and found a loaded gun inside his jacket pocket. The suspect was arrested without incident and transported to the Juvenile Assessment Center.

Janelle McGregor
TPD PIO