Florida News Anchor Arrested


Tampa cops clamped the cuffs on WFLA Anchor Marco Villarreal.

The morning Anchor of the Nexstar stations was busted on Sunday and according to jail records he is charged with aggravated battery on a pregnant woman.

The station posted a very brief story about Villarreal’s arrest on their website, saying, “Villarreal will not be returning to our newscast until an investigation of the charges has concluded.WFLA will have no additional comment at this time.”

Villarreal has been at the station since December 2016, coming from WRCB in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Here is the copy of the booking information from the Hillsborough County jail.