TPD Apprehend Polk County Murder Suspect

By: TPD Release
By: TPD Release

This morning (Dec. 17), at approximately 6:00AM, members of the Tallahassee Police Department responded to 1402 West Tennessee Street (Budget Inn) in reference to a wanted person. Sergeant Sam Gereg was contacted by detectives from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office indicating that 29 year-old Israel Jesus Perez was hiding in Tallahassee. Surveillance was conducted and shortly after 6:00AM, Perez walked out of his room and was taken into custody without incident by Officers Greg Black, Jody Fruchnicht, and David Keller.

Perez was taken to jail and is awaiting extradition to Polk County.

ARRESTED:
Israel Jesus Perez, H/M, 12-25-80 Charge: 1st Degree Murder (Polk County, FL)

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  • by Fabiola Perez Location: Haines City on Oct 4, 2011 at 09:25 PM
    Look everybody, you guys love to judge and criticize other people when you really don't know how this situation was. Israel Perez is my brother. And my brother is a loving and caring person. He would stop eating his OWN food if he sees u starving and don't have nothing 2 eat MY BROTHER even went grocery shopping 4 a family that didn't have food. Now 4rm trying 2 protect his family he did wat he had 2 do now tell me, wouldnt u guys do da same if u had 2 defend ur family? think about that. I love ma brother very much ! ! ! And thank you Cody u no exactly wat kind of person my brother is its us so hard 2 believe. and us da family really appreciate it.
  • by Amanda Location: Tallahassee on Dec 17, 2010 at 07:53 PM
    NOOO IM TALKING TO THE PERSON BELOW MA 1ST COMMENT AND ALL IM SAYING IS IF yOU GUYS DO NOT KNOW EXACTLY WHAT THE SITUATION IS AND WANT 2 PUT YOUR NEGATIVE COMMENTS ALL THESE NEWS ON TV, NEWSPAPER SAY WHAT EVER THEY THINK EXACTLY WHAT IS GOING ON WHEN THEY REALLY DON'T KNOW THAT'S WHAT BOTHERS ME A LOT ! ! ! ! !
  • by Cody Location: Georgia on Dec 17, 2010 at 06:55 PM
    I know Israel as a caring family man and loyal friend. I wish him, his wife and family all the best. I hope people will wait for all the facts to be discovered before passing judgement.
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      by Anonymous on Oct 5, 2011 at 07:59 PM in reply to Cody
      thank you cody my brother said he really appreciates your concern.
  • by Just sayin Location: In Rare Form on Dec 17, 2010 at 05:33 PM
    Hey AMANDA...you wrote your comment...talkin' to yourself again?
  • by Amanda Location: Tallahassee on Dec 17, 2010 at 02:37 PM
    to the person who wrote this comment better off to keep your comment to your self when you do not know exactly the situation is and what happened when you find out what went on in this situation thats when you comment and you decide what you want to say.
  • by Franes Location: Tallahassee on Dec 17, 2010 at 09:31 AM
    Thanks to our brave law enforcement officers! Sounds like we're much better off without this guy hanging around Tallahassee.
    • reply
      by Fabiola Perez on Oct 5, 2011 at 07:58 PM in reply to Franes
      oh shut it You have no idea what kind of person my brother is so keep your comment to yourself.
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