Tampa Police arrest 39 in sex offender sting, Operation "Take Back the Night"

7:22 PM, Apr 2, 2013   |    comments
Lee Tolliver was one of 39 arrested during Tampa Police Department's "Take Back the Night" operation on April 1 and April 2, 2013. TPD targeted sexual offenders and suspects with felony warrants during the sting. Police say Tolliver was charged for selling and possessing crack cocaine.
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Tampa, Florida-- The Tampa Police Department kicked off Sexual Assault Awareness Month with a two-day operation that targeted sexual offenders and suspects with felony warrants. 

Operation "Take Back the Night" took place between April 1 and April 2. TPD officials say they arrested a total of 39 suspects after they conducted 60 sexual offender and predator checks.

Of the 39 suspects arrested, 18 were sexual offenders and 21 were suspects on felony warrants.

According to reports, the operation focused on sexual offenders and predators who were in violation of their statute registration requirements.  

Police say officials from other Tampa Bay law enforcement agencies arrested 12 additional suspects on Tuesday as well. 

The arrested, according to Tampa Police officials, are as follows: 

  • Jaime Burgos Jr, 58: Failure to register w/ DHSMV (Career Offender)
  • Jose Carteagna-Felix, 34: Failure to register w/ DHSMV (Sexual Offender)
  • Fred Davis, 32: Failure to register w/ DHSMV (Sexual Offender)
  • Brian Fifer, 50: Failure to register w/ DHSMV (Sexual Offender)
  • Oscar James, 42: Failure to register w/ DHSMV (Sexual Predator)
  • Carlos Walden, 37: Failure to register w/ DHSMV (Sexual Offender)
  • Kenneth Wheeler, 51: Failure to report email address (Sexual Offender)
  • Najam Wilcox, 18: Failure to register w/ DHSMV (Sexual Offender)
  • Comelius Gay, 34: FTA Trespass on Property, Trespass after warning
  • Jessica Hancock, 22: DWLS with knowledge
  • Montray Page, 20: VOP Burglary, VOP Dealing in Stolen Property, VOP Grand Theft
  • David Redmon, 44: Failure to register bi-annually (Sexual offender)
  • Nathaniel House, 33: Failure to register w/ DHSMV (Sexual Offender)
  • Lamar Bryant, 34: FTA Aggravated Battery- Deadly Weapon
  • Timmy King, 46: Failure to register DHSMV (Sexual Offender)
  • Arturo Colon, 42: Failure to register DHSMV (Sexual Offender)
  • Richard Parker: VOP Grand Theft 3rd Degree
  • Christopher Morales, 21: PCSO warrant (1101795CFAWS) - VOP Dangerous Drugs
  • Alfred Vilfranc, 33: Failure to register w/ DHSMV (Career Offender)
  • Kengi Jones, 20: FTA Trespass
  • Luis Molina-Molina, 30: FTA Armed Burglary, FTA Criminal Mischief
  • McGill Gibson, 45: FTA - Career Offender
  • Dan Everhart, 64: Failure to register w/ DHSMV (Sexual Predator)
  • Tanzania Smith, 36: Aggravated Battery w/ Deadly Weapon
  • Amaris Lightburn, 27: VOP Possession of Cocaine, VOP (x3) DWLS w/ Knowledge
  • Jimmy Washington, 52: Battery Domestic Violence 2nd or Subsequent
  • Lee Tolliver, 33: Sale of Crack Cocaine and Possession of Crack Cocaine
  • Theonzie White, 55: Failure to register w/ HCSO, Failure to register w/ DHSMV, VOP

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