Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 11-404

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 2, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Burglar Gets Locked Inside

    He not only breaks in but has to break out.
    • Friday
    • November 25, 2011
    • Time: 4:00 AM
    • Woodberry Woods Apartments Fitness Center
    • 808 Pineberry Drive
    • Tampa, FL

    Surveillance Video:



    • White Male
    • 30-49 years of age
    • 5’10” – 6’ Tall
    • 180 lbs., Medium build
    • Short brown hair
    • Last seen wearing dark blue sweatshirt, khaki shorts, gold watch, white tennis shoes, and carrying a tan backpack.


    On November 25, 2011 at approximately 4:00 a.m., the suspect entered the front entrance of the fitness center at Woodberry Woods Apartments. Video surveillance shows him walking through the fitness center into the hallway where a vending machine was located. Once the suspect entered the hallway, he was locked inside.  He then begins attempting to pry open the doors to the fitness area with a screw driver and a claw hammer. He exits through the fitness center and returns a few minutes later with an electrical extension cord. He drills holes in the vending machine in an attempt to gain entry, causing approximately $100 worth of damage.  He never gains access to the vending machine.  He exits five minutes later empty handed.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or text "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).
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