Stolen Vehicle Pursuit

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Tampa Police pursued a reported stolen vehicle with burglary auto suspects in the area of N. 43rd St and E. Powhatan. After a brief pursuit, the suspects fled from the car. One was arrested at N. 36th at E. Clifton. The vehicle was reported stolen by the TIA Police Department.

Air Service and K9 units are actively searching for the other subject. This event is ongoing. Updates to follow.


TPD Report # 14-385619
TIA Report # 14-00506 Reported stolen 6/14/2014

Arrested: B/M Welch, Donald Robert 5/29/85
4516 Dolphin Dr Tampa Fl 33617

Charges: Grand Theft Auto, Burglary Auto, Fleeing to Elude and Driving While License Suspended

Air Service and K-9 searched the area, but the second b/m suspect eluded capture. There was no property damage or injuries reported in this incident. The stolen vehicle was processed for physical evidence. TIA Police were notified of the recovery of the stolen vehicle. The defendant was transported to HCSO Central Booking.

Lt. J. Preyer
Tampa PD/D2