Fugitive Arrest

Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
Patrol Operations Bureau

Seaton Shomari (Fugitive Arrested)
DOB: 02/13/1990
Address: 62 Coolidge Avenue, Yonkers, New York
Arrested on multiple North Carolina and New York Warrants (see below)

Deputies have arrested a fugitive wanted in North Carolina and New York. Deputies were able to identify him utilizing the mobile fingerprint reader technology.

The suspect was arrested at about 9:30 a.m. on April 5, 2015.

The suspect was arrested at Chic A Si Park located at 311 1st. Street North, Indian Rocks Beach.

At about 7:55 this morning patrol deputies conducted a citizen contact with an individual at Chic A Si Park. The individual had no identification on his person. Deputies say the individual initially provided a false name and advised he was from Yonkers, New York. A database search for the individual provided no results.

Deputies subsequently utilized the mobile fingerprint reader to identify the suspect on scene. The technology allowed deputies to identify the suspect within a short period of time. The individual was identified as 25-year-old Seaton Shomari. Shomari was found to have multiple warrants from Hoke County North Carolina and New York City Police Department.

Hoke County North Carolina warrants are as follows:
First Degree Sexual Offense, three-counts First Degree Kidnapping, two-counts Robbery with a Deadly Weapon and Attempted Crime Against Nature Sexual Battery.

New York Police Department warrants are:

Deputies say the suspect left New York on April 1, 2015 and traveled to North Carolina where he had a brief layover. He then left North Carolina and arrived in Indian Rocks Beach Florida on April 2, 2015.

Shomari was arrested on the various warrants and transported to the Pinellas County Jail without further incident.

Any further information regarding the warrants should be obtained from the respective law enforcement agencies in North Carolina and New York.

The investigation continues.

Posted by Sunday, April 5, 2015 1:27:00 PM Categories: General News

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