TPD: Suspect Connected to Recent Robberies Arrested

By: TPD Release; Danielle Eldredge Email
By: TPD Release; Danielle Eldredge Email

Tallahassee, FL--2/20/12

One Man suspected of robbing two men on West Pensacola Street is behind bars.

28-year-old Thadd C. Hunter is charged with two counts of robbery with a firearm plus one count of kidnapping with a firearm. One of the victims is a Jimmie Johns employee who was delivering food. The other victim was walking in the 2000 block of Pensacola when he was forced to retrieve money from his ATM.

"The description was put out of the possible suspect, one of our patrol sergeants recognized him and sure enough it was the guy who did it," said Tallahassee Police Officer Dave Northway.

The two victims identify Hunter as the man who robbed them.


Tallahassee, Florida - Feb. 20, 2012 -

The Tallahassee Police Department has arrested a suspect connected with two recent robbery cases. The first case was on February 7th, 2012. In this case, the victim said he was walking in the 2000 block of West Pensacola Street when he was approached
by a black male, who said he had a gun and demanded his money. The suspect then forced the victim to walk to a nearby ATM and withdrawal money.

In the second case, a delivery driver for Jimmie John’s was making a delivery at 2166 West Pensacola Street. During the delivery he was confronted by a black male who implied he had a gun. The victim, fearing for his life, turned over all of his food and money.

Both victims provided investigators with a similar description of the suspect. A patrol Sergeant remembered having contact with a male who matched the suspect’s description and gave this information to investigators. The suspect was positively identified by the victims and was subsequently arrested for both robberies.


Thadd C Hunter Black Male DOB: 1/17/83


Two counts of robbery with a firearm
One count of kidnapping with a firearm

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  • by FamilyMember#2 on Feb 24, 2012 at 07:20 PM
    I am also a family member that is just as disappointed as everyone else that knows about this crime. He had no right to do what he did and he should definitely pay for his mistake. However, like my relative stated...he made this mistake on his own and is NOT a representation of what values and standards our family holds. Those that know US know that we are respectable people. Think about that before you let ignorance come out of your mouthes.
  • by Family First on Feb 23, 2012 at 07:56 PM
    It is a shame that people say he should not be living. Wow really! I guess you must be perfect. I want you to think about how the rest of his family feels when they look at your comment, or his kids. Yes what he did is dumb, but still my family. Go to church my friend. Think before you speak. Its what adults do
  • by Outrage on Feb 21, 2012 at 06:37 AM
    It is outrageous that this thug is still alive. Shame on you "citizens". Have you no personal integrity, no sense of community pride? No feeling of social responsibility ~at all~? Disgusting. Absolutely disgusting. No wonder John Marks is still the mayor of this town!
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      by Family First on Feb 23, 2012 at 07:47 PM in reply to Outrage
      You know what is outrageous! The comments you people (white or black) type. Oh btw, his family is not in jail. He just makes stupid decisions. I am his younger brother and I am very successful and work for the government with a BS degree and about to get my masters. Make good money and very intelligent. So do not make stupid remarks about my whole family. If your life is that bad, that you want to put down other people that are already lost. I pray for you and got nothing but love. God need to pray for yourself
  • by terry Location: fl. on Feb 20, 2012 at 08:59 PM
    use a gun to rob the delivery driver. WHAT IDIOTS. they just miss their family in prision.
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      by Family First on Feb 23, 2012 at 07:48 PM in reply to terry
      God bless the fact you assume we are in jail. Is that where you think black people belong?
  • by IT"S NOT OK Location: crackland on Feb 20, 2012 at 05:00 PM
    wouldn't work if you gave him a job, would rather rob and hurt people, because he is SCUM !
  • by Tom Location: Tallahassee on Feb 20, 2012 at 12:30 PM
    Wouldn't it have been terrific if one of the victims just happened to have a permit to carry a concealed weapon? If they did, we taxpayers wouldn't have to house, feed and clothe this suspect for the foreseeable future.
  • by Trina on Feb 20, 2012 at 11:24 AM
    No whites folks didnt make him do it.. if he did it, it was because he made that choice to do it and now he has to deal w/ the consequences. Every race has people they are disgraced by but please note these people does not generialize or provides an accurate example of that race. If he did it shame on him, he will deal with the consequences. Thank God no one was hurt.
  • by Jim Location: Tallahassee on Feb 20, 2012 at 10:47 AM
    I'm waiting for that whiney lard brick guy to say the Gov. Scott is somehow responsible for this. You wait: It's coming.........
    • reply
      by whiney lard brick guy on Feb 20, 2012 at 12:56 PM in reply to Jim
      Eeee Yea! Rick Scott is behind this. Yeaaaaaaa!
    • reply
      by ricky on Feb 20, 2012 at 09:00 PM in reply to Jim
      o let it rest jim.
  • by Same Old Same Old on Feb 20, 2012 at 07:57 AM
    It must be the lighting because it looks like the suspect is a black male. Dang white folks made him do it!
  • by Anonymous on Feb 20, 2012 at 07:42 AM
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