WARRANT WEDNESDAY – Johnny Manuel Benavidez, Efrain Perez, Dalya VanFleet

Hardee County Sheriff’s Office – Johnny Manuel Benavidez

The Hardee County Sheriff’s Office has two active warrants for Johnny Manuel Benavidez, one for Failure to Appear and one for Failure to Return Rental Equipment over $300. If you have any information, please contact the HCSO at (863) 773-4144.


Polk County Sheriff’s Office – Efrain Perez

Today’s #WarrantOfTheDay is 41 yr old Efrain Perez of Auburndale, who has a Polk County Warrant for leaving the scene of a crash with serious bodily injury (and knowingly driving while his license is suspended) in the hit-and-run that occurred on Sunday, July 31st in Winter Haven which significantly injured a motorcyclist.

With the assistance of the Auburndale Police Department detectives located Perez’s truck, a 2007 burgundy Chevrolet Silverado extended cab with a lift kit, parked near Perez’s house. They established probable cause to have a warrant issued for his arrest, but he is at-large.

If you have any information on Perez’s whereabouts please contact Detective Mendez at (863) 668-3105 or PCSO at (863) 298-6200.


DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office – Dalya VanFleet

DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) is requesting any information you may have on the whereabouts of Dalya VanFleet on two (2) active Warrants for a combined six (6) Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance charges.

Please call DCSO at (863) 993-4700, SW Florida Crime Stoppers at (800) 780-TIPS, or submit a tip online.