Eastern Hillsborough County: A planned Multi-Agency Joint Operation occurred in the Wimauma Fl area specifically targeting quality of life issues based upon citizen complaints near the Willow Road, River Road and Maple Mex Street Areas. Members of the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office assigned to the District IV Office were assisted by investigative teams from Hillsborough County Code Enforcement, Animal Services and the Florida Department of Corrections Probation Department. During the operation the Hillsborough County Code Enforcement Graffiti Abatement Truck assisted in painting out or cleaning approximately 2330 square feet of gang related graffiti and removing tagging from nine (9) roadway signs. Additionally, Code Enforcement identified and documented approximately 400 code violations during the operation. Code Enforcement Officials placarded five (5) residential structures and nine (9) sheds due to sub standard conditions and permitting issues. Hillsborough County Animal Services seized eighteen dogs (18), issued thirty-three (33) confinement and licensing violations and identified two cases of Felony Animal Cruelty, which they are actively investigating. FDOC successfully identified individuals living in the area and conducted site visits for compliance of probation stipulations. Joint Operations like this occur on a regular basis throughout Hillsborough County and these efforts have dramatically helped to reduce gang activity and crimes.
Unsolved SUR-13 Gang Related Murders in the Wimauma Fl Area
March 31, 2007.
Victim: Monico Hernandez, 33, of Wimauma
Location: 3305 Maple Mex St., Wimauma
Investigating agency: Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office
Deputies responding to a report of shots fired found Hernandez fatally shot about 3:57 a.m. in the street. A large group had been in the road partying and drinking when shots were fired. There were no witnesses present when deputies arrived.
Ulisez Pecina Jesus Cavazos Federico Venegas
- Robbery (4 counts)
- Aggravated Battery with a weapon (2 counts)
- Plan or Direct Criminal Gang Activity
- Grand Theft Motor Vehicle
- Kidnapping (3 counts)
- Armed Burglary of a Dwelling
- Grand Theft Firearm (6 counts)
- Felon in Possession of a firearm (6 counts)
- Grand Theft
TAMPA-WIMAUMA FL..A 15-year-old Plant City boy died as the result of a gang-related shooting in Wimauma Fl Hillsborough sheriff's deputies announced. Arnulfo Montelongo was shot to death outside 3347 Willow Road in Wimauma. Montelongo lived at 1206 W Granfield Ave. in Plant City and was a member of the SUR-13 gang, investigators said. Hillsborough sheriff's deputies say Montelongo, Christian Villanueva, 19, and a third person drove up to the Willow Road Wimauma Fl residence in a green Ford Explorer and exchanged gunfire with the occupants of the home. During the gunfight, Montelongo and Villanueva got out of the SUV. At some point, both of them were shot, along with Martin Rosalez, 19, and Daniel Barrios, 16, two visitors at the home.
Jose Trevino, Jr. Rolando Rodriguez Francisco Becerra, Jr.
Warrant for Attempt 1st Degree Murder & Aggrav. Assault with Firearm. Hillsborough County detectives have issued a warrant for the arrest of three suspects wanted in connection with what appears to be two separate drug related shootings. Detectives believe that the shootings are a result of SUR-13 gang related/retaliation against each other. On January 24, 2012 at 5204 North Street in Wimauma the victim, Alejandro Longoria was at home when what is described as a 2000 Beige Dodge Durango drove by the residence with both front and rear passenger windows down and unknown suspects discharging unknown type weapon at the scene. No one was injured. On January 29, 2012 at 5219 Vernice Street in Wimauma the victim, Alejandro Rios Jr. was outside the residence when what is described as a 2000 Dodge Durango drove up, suspects exited the vehicle and shots were fired resulting in the victim being struck in the back. The victim was transported to Tampa General Hospital. The perps lived at 5207 North Street Wimauma, FL, 5209 North Street Wimauma, FL and 5207 Vel Street Wimauma, FL. Anyone with any information reference the suspects is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of these suspects and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or text "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).
Bill Warner Private Investigator Sarasota SEX, CRIME CHEATERS & TERRORISM at www.wbipi.com