Victim: Dylan Bisbee
The accused: Jessie Allen Loy

Dylan_Bisbee

Dylan Bisbee

White male

Age at time: 16

Weapon: unarmed

 
Loy

Jessie Allen Loy

White male

Age at time: 18

Weapon: none

Defendant photo: Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

Case type:
Argument over love interest

Location:
Public

Initiator:
Defendant

Witnesses:
Yes

Case year:
2011

Location details: On a public street in Riverview, Hillsborough County, on Sept. 08, 2011

What happened: Dylan Bisbee was waiting at a school bus stop when he and Jessie Loy began arguing over a girl. Loy hit Bisbee.

The outcome: The defense filed a "stand your ground" motion in this misdemeanor battery case and the charge was nolle prossed by the prosecutor.

Investigating agency: Hillsborough County Sheriff

Case decision made by: Prosecutor

Trayvon Martin’s death became controversial because circumstances leading up to the shooting cast doubt on who was to blame. The Tampa Bay Times reviewed other “stand your ground” cases for similar circumstances. The Times relied on available information, some of which may not tell the whole story. When the situation was unclear, that was noted.

Yes No Unclear/
disputed

Did the victim initiate the confrontation?

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Was the victim armed?

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Was the victim committing a crime that led to the confrontation?

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Did the defendant pursue the victim?

Check

Could the defendant have retreated to avoid the conflict?

Check

Was the defendant on his or her property?

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Did someone witness the attack?

Check

Was there physical evidence?

Check

Source: Hillsborough County Clerk of Court, Oct. 11, 2012.

Source: Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Dec. 2, 2011.

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Case last updated: Aug. 10, 2013