TPD Detectives Arrest Suspect in Escondido Police Department Case

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The Tampa Police Department received a call from the Escondido Police Department about the suspect involved in an active investigation. They had information that the suspect was arriving on a flight to Tampa International Airport and requested our assistance in taking the suspect into custody and a 14-year-old boy into protective custody. Tampa Police detectives boarded the plan and took the the suspect and the victim into custody as they arrived in Tampa. The Delta flight arrived at 6:09 a.m. Tampa Police detectives have been assisting the Escondido Police Department with their investigation. Anything related to the investigation should be directed to the Escondido Police Department. Major Brian Dugan can talk to the media about TPD’s involvement in the arrest at 4:15 at Tampa Police Headquarters.