Tactical Response Team Arrests Barricaded Suspect

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Date: 2-11-12

Time: 8:33 a.m.

Location: 515 E Floribraska Ave. Tampa, Fl.

Suspect: H/M Pedro Luis Rivera DOB: 9-18-67 Address: 515 E. Floribaska Ave. Tampa,Fl.

The Tampa Police Department is responding to a barricaded suspect with felony warrants. Officers responded to the listed address in reference to a domestic dispute. Pedro L. Rivera ran to a detached garage and refused to come out after several requests by officer's for him to come out. The subject suffers from mental problems and is said to be under the influence of crack cocaine. The Tampa Police Department's Tactical Response Team responded to the scene. Residents living in the area of Floribraska Ave between Central Ave eastbound were evacuated and I275 was shut down. The suspect eventually surrendered himself to police and was arrested without any further incidents.

Lt. E. Vazquez
District III