Clearwater Police Looking for Wanted Person


Clearwater Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a wanted person
who fled from police.

******UPDATE******* January 16, 2017 at 9:40 AM
Brian Spradling has been loctated and taken into custody by Clearwater Police

Original Posting below
Brian Andres Spradling, age 20, had been taken into custody shortly after 1 AM on Monday, January 16, 2017 at Brattle Lane and Hinsdale Court.

After a traffic stop, it was discovered he was wanted on two felony violation of probation warrants (aggravated assault and firebombing) on file with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.

After being handcuffed, he indicated some type of medical distress. It was at that time he fled from custody. Spradling was wearing dark clothing at the time and has a large tattoo on his left arm. He was not wearing shoes. He is 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighs 140 pounds and has a wiry build according to police.

It is not known whether or not he is still wearing the handcuffs. He is known to frequent the Safety Harbor area. Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call Clearwater Police at 727-562-4242 or email They can also call Crime Stoppers of Pinellas County at 1-800-873-TIPS or use the TIP411 system by texting their tip and the keyword CWPD to 847411.



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