Buccaneers own Gerald McCoy had his home burglarized the afternoon of the Color Rush game. According to TPD, the suspect broke into the defensive tackles home through an unlocked door. During the burglary, McCoy’s father, Gerald McCoy Sr, stumbled upon one of the burglars in an upstairs bedroom and confronted him. During the altercation, McCoy Sr. sustained a fractured wrist and according to Sr’s statement, the burglar had pulled a silver handgun on him prior to fleeing the scene.
In fleeing the suspect left behind a backpack that had stolen items inside, one with was the NFL player’s Xbox One. The burglar was then caught as he hid in a closet of the adjacent home. TPD-K9 located the suspect quickly. The suspect identified as 17-year-old, Justin Frazier, was found to be in possession of an airsoft gun, however, there were two located (silver and one black), one on his person and the other in the backpack left at the scene, which had items from a previous burglary in Pasco County.
Frazier had two outstanding warrants in Hillsborough County for two counts of Robbery Sudden snatch and Grand theft. He also has multiple warrants out of Polk County for Dealing in Stolen Property, Passing Counterfeit Bank Bills, and Grand Theft Auto.
Frazier is charged with Armed Burglary of an Occupied Dwelling, Armed Burglary of an Unoccupied Dwelling, Grand theft, Aggravated Assualt, and Aggravated Battery. He is currently being held in Hillsborough County Jail.