Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Take about a 15 min ride on Rte 301 northeast of the north Manatee County Fl line and you will end up in probably the most violent little town in all of Southwest Fl, Welcome to Gangland in Mexican SUR-13 Controlled Wimauma Fl. In what has to be the most disgusting crime ridden little town, Wimauma Fl is a place you do not want to venture day or night without a heavily armed SWAT team. Things are so bad in Wimauma Fl that just a couple of years ago the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s office aided by 3 other agencies raided a targeted Mexican gang ridden neighborhood of 3 connecting streets and went door to door looking for violations and violators.
Unsolved SUR-13 Gang Related Murders in the Wimauma Fl Area
March 31, 2007.
Victim: Monico Hernandez, 33, of Wimauma FL
Location: 3305 Maple Mex St. Wimauma FL
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.
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.
- 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
Between April 15, 2012 and April 16, 2012 the three listed certified gang (MS 13) suspects were involved in a series of crimes in Southern Hillsborough County, Wimauma Fl. The suspects initially stole a Ford Mustang and later committed a carjacking of a Honda Accord. During the carjacking the suspect struck the victim in the head with a hammer and another victim was threatened with a firearm. The Honda Accord and Ford Mustang were then used to create a roadblock on a Honda Civic containing three victims. The suspects robbed the victim’s at gunpoint while concealing their aces with blue bandanas. The suspects later used a stolen Dodge Dakota to burglarize a residence, stealing seven firearms, various ammunition and other miscellaneous items. Five firearms, various ammunition, the Dodge Dakota and Ford Mustang were later recovered by deputies. The subjects were identified and taken into custody on the above charges. Homes were raided at 5102 Janes Drive Wimauma, Florida, 3630 Seminole Trail Wimauma, Florida, 5307 Vel Street Wimauma, Florida.
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.
Francisco Becerra, Jr. ………… Rolando Rodriguez
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 http://www.wbipi.com