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PIO Number: 17-5-19                                     BSO Case Number: 12-1705-000957

Date: May 8, 2017                                           Time: 12:32 p.m.

Jurisdiction: Oakland Park

Place of Occurrence: Universal Palms Hotel, 4900 Powerline Road, Oakland Park

Victim(s): Janelle Jesuca, 36, female, Plantation (HOSPITALIZED)

Suspect(s): Bruce Leroy Williams, 34, male, 11/12/82, 355 N.W. 43rd St., Deerfield Beach

Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives are looking for a 34-year-old man who shot and kidnapped his girlfriend from an Oakland Park hotel last week.

Bruce Leroy Williams is wanted on a warrant for aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. Around 12:30 p.m. May 8, BSO deputies responded to a call of shots fired at Universal Palms Hotel, 4900 Powerline Road. According to witnesses, Williams shot his girlfriend and then kidnapped her. He dropped the 36-year-old victim off outside the emergency room entrance of a local hospital where she remains in critical condition.

Williams, who is also known as “Pig,” is about 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs roughly 220 lbs. He may be driving a 2016 silver Hyundai Tucson SUV with an Illinois tag of R364796. Williams’ last known address is in Deerfield Beach.

Anyone with information is asked to contact BSO Special Victims Unit Det. Ann Suter at 954-321-4689. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at Anonymous tips that lead to an arrest are eligible for a reward of up to $3,000.

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INVESTIGATOR:                                                                THIS REPORT BY:

Det. A. Suter, SVU                                                               Joy Oglesby/PIO

                                                                                             5/16/2017 1530

Posted At: 05/16/2017 03:00 PM


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