Slideshow: Tampa flasher arrested, Woman fatally stabbed, Tampa police nab 4 in helicopter chase
Tampa Flasher Arrested
A man was arrested Saturday, September 4, 2010 for allegations that he flashed a 7-year-old girl in a Tampa bookstore. According to reports by authorities, Timothy Hall, 41, of Jacksonville, Florida was in a Tampa Barnes and Noble (located at 213 North Dale Mabry Highway) and went to the children’s section. Once there, he exposed himself to a 7-year-old child. A witness to the crime, Bryan C. Alder watched as the suspect left the bookstore. Determining that the suspect might victimize another child, he followed him. The suspect went to Borders and Alder followed him inside. Alder saw the suspect head towards the children’s section of Borders and notified police.
When police arrived at the scene to question Hall, he became aggressive. Police responded by tasering him then took him into custody.
Timothy Hall is currently in the Orient Road Jail held without bond.
Tampa Woman Fatally Stabbed
A Tampa woman has been fatally stabbed and her boyfriend is in custody charged with her murder. According to reports by Tampa Police, Kenneth Leroy Shivers, 52, stabbed his girlfriend, Gina Wanda Smith, 48, to death Saturday night. According to the victim’s family members, Kenneth Shivers called 911 and reported the stabbing then confessed.
Smith was transported to Tampa General Hospital where she was pronounced dead. Kenneth Leroy Shivers is in the Orient Road Jail. He is held without bond
Tampa police nab four burglary suspects after helicopter chase
Tampa police chased four burglary suspects by helicopter on Wednesday. The chase was caught on video tape, you may see the video below. According to authorities, a neighbor called 911 at approximately 1:30 Wednesday afternoon, reporting a break in at a house nearby. Police just happened to be in the area on patrol. Within minutes they identified a man driving a 2010 red Ford Mustang which had been reported stolen from Tampa International Airport earlier. An officer approached the vehicle to arrest the driver when three men fled. The driver, Sergio Egido, was taken into custody.
A helicopter search pursued the three suspects who fled. The three men were identified as Raudel Deltoro, 17, Juan Borrejo, 39, and Ariel Caballero, 17. They were apprehended and taken into custody.
Tampa Police say that they found a loaded handgun, two watches, a laptop, digital camera, video games, and jewelry believed to be stolen by the group of men. An investigation is ongoing to determine whether the men were involved in additional burglaries.