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2185742 2038-01-18 05:00:00.0 UTC 2038-01-18T00:00:00.000-05:00 2014-06-24 15:59:38.0 UTC 2014-06-24T11:59:38.000-04:00 tavares-teen-charged-with-home-invasion-theft-of-hernando-womans-car published 2014-06-24 23:07:33.0 UTC 2014-06-24T19:07:33.000-04:00 news/publicsafety/crime DTI 122216197 BROOKSVILLE — A traffic stop in Lake County led to the arrest of a teenager who deputies say choked an elderly Hernando County woman and stole her car. Acting on a tip, the Tavares Police Department on Monday stopped Randy Moses Haripel, 17, of Tavares and another person in a car belonging to Jacklyn Davis, 77, of Brooksville, according to a Hernando County Sheriff's Office news release. At the request of Tavares officers, Hernando County sheriff's deputies went to Davis' home in the Rolling Acres subdivision east of Brooksville, where they heard a woman screaming for help, according to the release. Deputies entered the home and found Davis lying on the floor, suffering from serious injuries. During an interview, Davis told deputies someone had knocked on her back door sometime during the day Monday. She answered, and the young man confronted her, asking for a specific person. Davis told the man that person didn't live at the house. When she tried to close the door, the man forced himself inside, according to the release. He then pushed Davis to the ground and tried to strangle her. Davis blacked out and woke up some time later. She searched for her cellphone, but discovered that the intruder had taken it and several cordless phones. She told deputies she was not sure how long she had been on the floor before they arrived. Davis remained in guarded condition at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point on Tuesday, said Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Denise Moloney. Deputies interviewed Haripel, who admitted his involvement in the home invasion, according to the release. Tavares police officers arrested Haripel on a grand theft charge. Hernando deputies arrested him on charges of home invasion robbery and aggravated battery on a person older than 65. Additional charges are pending, according to the release. Haripel was being held Tuesday at the Marion Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Ocala. Kathryn Varn can be reached at (352) 754-6114 or kvarn@tampabay.com. Follow her on Twitter @kathrynvarn. By Kathryn Varn, Times Staff Writer News, Public Safety, Crime, Breaking-news, hernando Tavares teen charged with choking Brooksville woman, stealing car KVARNN 4STB Main djj6mnqfx2qz djj6m Teen charged with choking woman, car theft Brooksville 3 herinvasion062514.4st Teen charged with choking woman, car theft 2014-06-25 04:00:00.0 UTC 2014-06-25T00:00:00.000-04:00 false templatedata/tampabaytimes/StaffArticle/data/2014/06/24/122216197-tavares-teen-charged-with-home-invasion-theft-of-hernando-womans-car StaffArticle news,public safetyPublic Safetynews,public safety,crimeCrimeBROOKSVILLE — A traffic stop in Lake County led to the arrest of a teenager who deputies say choked an elderly Hernando County woman and stole her car.News, Public Safety, Crime, Breaking-news, hernandoNews, Public Safety, Crime, Breaking-news, hernandoKathryn Varn 2264064 2038-01-18 05:00:00.0 UTC 2038-01-18T00:00:00.000-05:00 2016-02-04 11:53:38.0 UTC 2016-02-04T06:53:38.000-05:00 kathyrn-varn published 2016-02-04 12:16:37.0 UTC 2016-02-04T07:16:37.000-05:00 Kathryn Varn <p>Kathryn Varn covers news in Largo, Pinellas Park, Seminole and Kenneth City. She is from the Jacksonville area and graduated from the University of Florida, where she studied journalism. She has worked for The New York Times, the Miami Herald and the Orlando Sentinel.</p> Times Staff Writer writers DTI 141846351 Kathryn Varn covers news in Largo, Pinellas Park, Seminole and Kenneth City. She is from the Jacksonville area and graduated from the University of Florida, where she studied journalism. She has worked for The New York Times, the Miami Herald and the Orlando Sentinel. <p>Phone: 727-893-8913</p> <p>Email: <a href="mailto:kvarn@tampabay.com">kvarn@tampabay.com</a></p> <p>Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/kathrynvarn">@kathrynvarn</a></p> 1 /resources/images/dti/2016/02/varn_kathryn_16191159.jpg true templatedata/tampabaytimes/AuthorProfile/data/141846351-kathyrn-varn AuthorProfile <span style="display:none;" class="author vcard"><span class="fn">KATHRYN VARN</span></span><span style="display:none;" class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Tampa Bay Times</span></span><a rel="item-license" href="/universal/user_agreement.shtml">&#169; 2016 Tampa Bay Times</a><br /><br />Times Staff Writer 2269109 2016-03-12 23:22:20.0 UTC 5 Months Ago brooksville-man-charged-with-trying-to-kidnap-woman-in-hudson news/publicsafety/crime Brooksville man charged in kidnap attempt of woman in Hudson StaffArticle 2273727 2016-04-18 17:15:16.0 UTC 4 Months Ago teens-drive-stolen-car-atop-other-car-in-st-petersburg-police-say news/publicsafety/crime Teens steal car, bungle getaway; stolen car lands atop another car a block away, St. Petersburg police say StaffArticle 2269902 2016-03-18 16:00:16.0 UTC 5 Months Ago brooksville-man-dies-after-car-crash-at-hospital news/publicsafety/accidents Brooksville man dies after car crash at hospital StaffArticle <p>BROOKSVILLE — A traffic stop in Lake County led to the arrest of a teenager who deputies say choked an elderly Hernando County woman and stole her car.</p> <p>Acting on a tip, the Tavares Police Department on Monday stopped Randy Moses Haripel, 17, of Tavares and another person in a car belonging to Jacklyn Davis, 77, of Brooksville, according to a Hernando County Sheriff's Office news release.</p> <p>At the request of Tavares officers, Hernando County sheriff's deputies went to Davis' home in the Rolling Acres subdivision east of Brooksville, where they heard a woman screaming for help, according to the release. Deputies entered the home and found Davis lying on the floor, suffering from serious injuries.</p> <p>During an interview, Davis told deputies someone had knocked on her back door sometime during the day Monday. She answered, and the young man confronted her, asking for a specific person.</p> <p>Davis told the man that person didn't live at the house. When she tried to close the door, the man forced himself inside, according to the release. He then pushed Davis to the ground and tried to strangle her.</p> <p>Davis blacked out and woke up some time later. She searched for her cellphone, but discovered that the intruder had taken it and several cordless phones. </p> <p>She told deputies she was not sure how long she had been on the floor before they arrived.</p> <p>Davis remained in guarded condition at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point on Tuesday, said Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Denise Moloney.</p> <p>Deputies interviewed Haripel, who admitted his involvement in the home invasion, according to the release.</p> <p>Tavares police officers arrested Haripel on a grand theft charge. Hernando deputies arrested him on charges of home invasion robbery and aggravated battery on a person older than 65. Additional charges are pending, according to the release.</p> <p>Haripel was being held Tuesday at the Marion Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Ocala.</p> <p><i>Kathryn Varn can be reached at (352) 754-6114 or kvarn@tampabay.com. Follow her on Twitter @kathrynvarn.</i></p>trueruntime2016-08-30 05:38:05