Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 10-220

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 14, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Suspect Flees With $5,400 Of Stolen Jewelry

    Suspect asks to try on jewelry and flees out the door with it on.
    • Thursday
    • July 1, 2010
    • Time: 2:10 PM
    • Gordon's Jewelry
    • Brandon Town Center Drive
    • Brandon, FL
    Suspect:



    Black male, 18 – 21 years of age, 6’, 180 lbs., visible gold teeth, pierced ears, black hair worn in braids/dreads which is pulled back, tattoo on right forearm of a cross.

    Vehicle:

    Faded red Pontiac Grand Am or Grand Prix.

    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual observed in the surveillance video. On July 1, 2010 at approximately 2:10 p.m., the suspect entered the Gordon’s Jewelers at the Westfield Brandon Shopping Mall. He acted as though he was interested in a 20-inch gold chain. He wanted something longer so the sales clerk added an 8-inch bracelet. The suspect then asked to try it on to see the length. After it was on his neck, the suspect ran out of the store with both items. The value of the items stolen is estimated at $5,400. The suspect was observed by witnesses entering a faded red Pontiac Grand Am or Grand Prix.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477.

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