Wow. There are very few details on this, but Bay News 9 reports that Tampa television anchor Marco Villarreal was arrested. He is accused of aggravated battery on a pregnant woman and is being held on $7,500 bail according to their report. The Tampa Bay Times says the arrest happened Sunday night at about 7:42pm at Villarreal’s home.
Villarreal is seen on WFLA Channel 8 in the morning. WFLA says he will not be seen again on TV until the investigation has concluded. The TV station says they will say anything more about the situation beyond that.
Tampa TV morning news anchor arrested, accused of battering a pregnant woman:— Spectrum Bay News 9 (@BN9) March 25, 2019