TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – The house of Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Gerald McCoy Jr. was burglarized and his father was injured by the intruder, according to Tampa Police.
It happened Thursday afternoon at the defensive tackle’s home located on McLaurin Drive. According to the TPD report, the suspect got into the home through an unlocked door. Gerald McCoy, Sr. saw the intruder in a guest room on the second floor above the garage. He tried to fight him and fractured his wrist. The suspect pulled a silver gun out of his waistband before fleeing on foot, police said.
The suspect left behind a backpack with the XBox One he had stolen from the house.
He was captured with the help of TPD K-9 Mako while he was hiding in a closet in the house next door. He was identified as Justin Frazier, 17. The silver gun turned out to be a silver and black Air Soft style gun. One was located on him when he was arrested and another one was in the backpack which also had property from a Pasco burglary that happened this weekend.
Frazier also had Hillsborough warrants for two counts of Robbery by Sudden Snatching and Grand Theft; as well as warrants out of Polk County for Grand Theft Auto, Dealing in Stolen Property, Property Fraud, and Passing Counterfeit Bank Bills. He was also a runaway out of Polk County. Frazier was charged under this case with Armed Burglary of an Occupied Dwelling, Armed Burglary of an Unoccupied Dwelling, Grand Theft, Aggravated Assault, and Aggravated Battery.
He was also a runaway out of Polk County.
In this case Frazier was charged with two counts of Armed Burglary of an Occupied Dwelling, Grand Theft, Aggravated Assault, and Aggravated Battery. He was taken to the Hillsborough County jail.