Fourth Suspect in Violent Robbery Turned himself in

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The fourth suspect in the soldier beating has turned himself in to the Orient Road Jail. When detectives arrived at the jail to interview Brandon Miller, he was uncooperative and showed no remorse.

Anyone with information about Brandon Miller's whereabouts is asked to call police at 813-394-9053
     Anyone with information about Brandon Miller's whereabouts is asked to call police at 813-394-9053

DATE/TIME: May 13, 2012 at 3:30 a.m.

LOCATION: South Renellie Drive and West Iowa Avenue

SUSPECT: Brandon J. Miller, W/M, DOB: 1/14/1994, 16023 Sharewood Drive, Tampa (Warrant Issued)


Tampa Police detectives have identified the fourth suspect involved in a violent robbery that took place on Renellie Drive and Iowa Avenue. During the course of the investigation, detectives determined that 18-year-old Brandon Jakob Miller was one of the four suspects who assaulted and robbed Johnny Aparicio on May 13, 2012. Detectives have issued a warrant for Miller's arrest and are actively searching for him. Anyone who has information about Miller's whereabouts is asked to call police at 813-394-9053.

Miller is the last suspect that detectives are seeking in this case. Police officers previously arrested Geroshe Lewis, Lerome Howard and Jared Richardson for their roles in the aggravated battery and robbery. Miller will also face similar charges.

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Detectives Searching for Violent Robbery Suspects
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WHEN: 05/13/2012, 3:30 a.m.

WHERE: Renellie Drive South & Iowa Avenue West

As the victim was walking eastbound on Iowa Avenue, the suspects approached him and one of the suspects asked him for a dollar. As he replied, three of the suspects began to hit him in the face and upper body causing him to fall to the ground. Once on the ground, all four Suspects hit and kicked the victim. They went through the victim's pockets and took his cell phone and wallet. They fled south on Renellie Drive. The victim eventually got up and was able to knock on a neighbor's door and call police. The victim sustained facial injuries and was transported to a local hospital. He is still hospitalized at this time.