Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-522

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 28, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8060

    Tip Leads To Arrest

    Surveillance video posted on YouTube helps identify suspect.
    • Thursday
    • December 27, 2012
    • Time: 6:00 PM
    • Hillsborough County

    Suspect:



    Robert J. Reynolds
    DOB 04-16-84
    Address: At large

    Charges:
     

    Burglary of an unoccupied structure
    Petit Theft

    UPDATE:
     

    On December 27, 2012, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office released the surveillance video of the suspect burglarizing the Walgreens store located at 3890 Van Dyke Road. As a result of the video being released to the media via You Tube a tip was called in to the Sheriff’s Office identifying the suspect in the surveillance video. The suspect was located at approximately 6:00 p.m. on December 27, 2012, by detectives and taken into custody charged with burglary of an unoccupied structure and petit theft.

    Original press release:

    Suspect: White male, 30-40 years of age, approximately 5’11” – 6’, 170-190 lbs., medium build, brown hair. Last seen wearing black jacket with hood, blue jeans and white athletic shoes.

    Walgreens
    3890 Van Dyke Road
    Lutz, FL.

    On December 24, 2012 at 1:29 a.m., an unknown suspect smashed the front glass door of the Walgreens located at 3890 Van Dyke Road in Lutz. He then entered the store and removed one case of Budweiser beer, two cases of Bud Light beer and two cartons of Marlboro Special Blend cigarettes. The suspect then fled the scene. At 3:18 a.m., the suspect returned to the Walgreens and smashed the window in the pharmacy area to gain entry. As the suspect was trying to remove pain medication, the alarm was activated and the lights of the store turned on. The suspect then ran out of the store.

    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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