Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-238

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 3, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Grand Theft From Vending Machines

    Detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying trio involved in theft.
    • Friday
    • June 15, 2012
    • Time: 6:53 PM
    • University Mall
    • 2200 East Fowler Avenue
    • Tampa, Florida


    • #1 – White male, 30 – 49 years of age, 6’, 220 lbs., medium build, short brown hair and wearing a blue t-shirt.
    • #2 – White male, 22 – 29 years of age, 5’9’, medium build, short black curly hair and wearing a black t-shirt.
    • #3 – White female, 30 -49 years of age, 5’8”, medium build, shoulder length strawberry blonde hair in a ponytail.


    Hillsborough detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspects seen in the surveillance photo. On June 15, 2012 at approximately 6:53 p.m. the suspects were observed breaking into a video game vending machine. The suspects removed an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the scene. The suspects are cutting the locks on the machines and removing the cash.

    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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