Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 11-178

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 3, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Suspects Use Vacant Store To Gain Access

    Detectives are seeking the public's help.
    • Tuesday
    • May 10, 2011
    • Time: 2:07 AM
    • Sprint Store
    • 1916 West Brandon Blvd
    • Brandon, FL


    #1 – White male, medium build. Wearing a black baseball cap, black t-shirt, blue jeans and white tennis shoes.

    #2 – unknown male, medium build. Wearing a white baseball cap, light color shirt and jeans.


    Hillsborough County detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects seen in the surveillance photo from the Sprint Store. On May 10, 2011 at approximately 2:07 a.m., the two unknown suspects broke into a vacant business located in the plaza at 1916 West Brandon Blvd. The suspects then broke through the drywall within the vacant business to gain entry to the Sprint Store. Once inside the Sprint Store, the suspects took approximately $38,000 worth of electronics.

    The same night, the Tampa Police Department had a burglary at a T-Mobile store on Henderson Road where the suspects broke into a vacant building next to the T-Mobile store and then broke through the drywall to gain access.

    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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