Ocoee Police Dept. drained another septic tank at one of JVH's former residences (presumably 409 Lochmond Dr., Casselberry). This house and property has remained vacant since Hataway left the home and moved back in with his father on Lyle St. As w last week's tank inspection, this revealed no clues.
Ocoee police pump a septic tank at a home to which James Hataway has access, but found no clues in their search for Tracy Ocasio.
A search of JVH's computers & CD's didn't reveal any information about Tracy's potential whereabouts
Texas EquuSearch wrapped up its search for Tracy Ocasio, having found no new leads.
Tracy’s family launched TracyOcasio.com to help generate new leads.
Ocoee police issued a warrant to seize material from James Hataway’s home related to the “dark arts.” Investigators said Hataway had deep interests in murder, suicide, cannibalism, vampires and serial killings.
Texas EquuSearch arrived in Central Florida to help look for Tracy Ocasio.
James Hataway willingly provided a DNA sample to Ocoee police.
Police searched for clues in a wooded area where they said James Hataway used to visit and illegally dump debris he collected from a lakeside cleaning job.
A $5,000 reward was offered for information regarding Tracy Ocasio’s disapperance.
Apopka police said James Hataway is connected to another missing person -- Onda Christopher George, 29, last seen 2/12/09.
Victim comes forward claiming JVH attempted to break her neck after giving him a ride home 8/2008 amid a goodnight hug. Victim escaped and JVH allegedly chased her down the street until her cries drew assistance from neighbors. LE couldn't locate JVH to follow-through with the 8/2008 assault until now. Hataway denied bond on drug charges.
Investigators named James Hataway, 28, a person of interest in Ocasio’s disapperance, identifying him as the last person seen with Ocasio, who gave him a ride home from the Florida Taproom.
Hataway arrested Mon pm on unrelated drug paraphernalia charges (violating his parole conditions) at his Ocoee home.
Search of his residence yielded nothing regarding Ocasio
Tracy Ocasio captured on surveillance video 1:30 am leaving Florida Taproom bar, in Orlando’s Metrowest district, with JVH.
Tracy Ocasio's yellow 2005 Chevy Cobalt, discovered @ intersection of Franklin & RR tracks near Hataway's home later in the day.
Ocasio's wallet, keys & cell phone are missing. (Ocasio did not carry a purse, only a wallet & cell phone).
Cadaver K9's did not alert @ either JVH's residence or Ocasio's car
House adjacent to abandoned car heard a car pull up and noted it was very 'late' for someone/kids to be getting home.
Tracking K9's did not locate a trail @ either JVH's residence or Ocasio's car.
Twilight on 5/27/09 was 6:04AM (heavy rains on 5/25 & 5/26).
- Ocasio involved in a scuffle outside the Tap Room w/ some members of Hutto family & JVH in April
- Ocasio's car was found unlocked and both rear seats were leaned forward
- Ocasio's car was found pointed nose-toward Franklin St. on the dirt path between the railroad tracks and the house on the southeast side of the intersection
- JVH's father indicated JVH was @ home ~2:30AM
- Ocasio's phone pinged ~4:30AM 5/27/09 when her phone made an attempted call to an unidentified 'friend'. No additional information has been released except that the friend did not answer the call.
- Ocasio's phone pinged ~8:30AM 5/27/09 when her mother attempted to call her