Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 10-172

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 26, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Suspects Steal Loaded Semi's

    Suspects caught on surveillance breaking into business.
    • Wednesday
    • May 26, 2010
    • Time: 2:27 PM
    • J.W. Watson Trucking Company
    • 8108 E. 20th Ave.
    • Tampa, FL


    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in locating the individuals responsible for a burglary and grand theft at J.W. Watson’s Trucking Company located at 8108 East 20th Avenue in Tampa.

    Surveillance photos show a gray Chevrolet Suburban dropping off the two suspects in front of the trucking company. The suspects cut the fence and gate locks to enter the property. While on the property the suspects broke into four cargo containers as well as stole two Freightliner trucks (1999 and 2002), two flatbed trailers and two cargo containers which contained new tires. Total loss is $185,000.

    Anyone with any information reference this case 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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