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12-087 Deputies Arrest Suspect For Sexual Battery

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
Investigative Operations Bureau

Suspect – Eric Jerome Smith
                DOB – 8/18/1959

What:  Deputies have arrested a man (Eric Smith) for Sexual Battery with a deadly weapon (knife).

Where:  The occurred location is 2825 58th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL.

When:  The offense occurred at approximately 12:00 a.m. on 4/26/12.  The suspect was apprehended at 1:43 a.m. on the same date.

How/Why: 

Pinellas County Deputies have arrested a man, Eric Smith, on charges of Sexual Battery and Aggravated Battery.

At approximately 12:00 a.m. last night Suspect Eric Smith is accused of sexually battering a female victim at 2825 58th Avenue North in Lealman.

The victim was discovered by deputies early this morning partially nude and visibly shaken from her injuries.

The suspect was apprehended only an hour later near Park Boulevard and US 19 North.

During the sexual battery, the suspect threatened the victim with a knife and at some point cut her hand causing serious bodily injuries.

The suspect is being detained at the Pinellas County jail without bond. 

Suspect Eric Smith is a registered Sex Offender.

Detectives are still conducting the investigation.

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