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David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 12-472

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 3, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Grand Theft Suspect Caught On Surveillance

    Detectives are investigating three separate incidents involving the same suspect.
    • Thursday
    • November 1, 2012
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • K-Mart
    • 1602 West Brandon Boulevard
    • Brandon, Florida

    Suspect:

    Black male, 22 – 29 years of age, approximately 6’2”, 225 lbs., large build, dark complexion, black hair.

    Details:

    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating three separate grand theft incidents that all occurred at the same K-Mart located at 1602 West Brandon Blvd. in Brandon.

    On November 9, 2012, at approximately 5:11 p.m. the suspect entered the K-Mart and asked for an Xbox 360 from the clerk. While the clerk was distracted the suspect removed the Xbox from the register counter and exited the store through the garden section.

    On November 12, 2012, at approximately 12:47 the suspect entered the same K-Mart and asked for a Playstation 3 from the clerk. After the clerk placed the Playstation 3 game at the register the suspect asked for a game. While the clerk was distracted retrieving the game the suspect removed the Playstation 3 from the register counter and exited the store through the garden section.

    On November 27, 2012 at approximately 10:06 a.m., the same suspect entered the same K-Mart and asked for a Nintendo Wii and Xbox 360 Kinect from the clerk. The clerk retrieved the items and placed them at the register when the suspect asked for a game. Another employee went to retrieve the game as the clerk rang up the items. The suspect removed the items from the register counter refusing to obey the clerk to stop and exited out of the garden section.

    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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