Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 10-112

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 8, 2010
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    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Suspect Caught With Shovel In Hand Attempting To Break In To Home

    Victim home alone awakens to suspect ringing doorbell and then attempting to gain entry using a shovel to the window.
    • Wednesday
    • April 7, 2010
    • Time: 8:54 AM
    • 8902 Shandwick Court
    • Tampa,FL
    Suspect:

    Lavar Clifford McNair, DOB 3-3-87
    9101 Sandcroft Court
    Tampa

    Charge:

    Burglary of an Occupied Dwelling

    Victim:

    Tiffany Garcia, DOB 8-6-93
    8902 Shandwick Court
    Tampa


    The victim was at home alone when she heard a knock on the door and the doorbell ring. The victim did not open the door since she did not recognize the suspect. She called the Sheriff’s Office and when deputies arrived the suspect was discovered in the back of the residence attempting to gain entry to the residence by using a shovel to pry open a window. The suspect was arrested at the scene and transported to Orient Road Jail.

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