Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-229

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 27, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Suspect Steals SUV With A Dog Inside

    Anyone with any information reference the suspect or the whereabouts of "Poochie" is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.
    • Tuesday
    • June 19, 2012
    • Time: 7:30 PM
    • Walmart Store
    • 8220 North Dale Mabry Highway
    • Tampa, Florida


    Richard McGannon
    DOB: 12-19-78
    8309 North Gomez Avenue
    Tampa, FL

    Stolen Vehicle:

    • 2007 Black Chevrolet Tahoe

    Stolen Dog:

    • 6 year old female mixed breed with long white hair, named “Poochie”.


    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of a vehicle with the owner’s pet inside. On June 19, 2012 at approximately 7:30 p.m. the victim went to the Wal-Mart located at 8220 North Dale Mabry Highway to purchase dog food. He parked his vehicle and left his dog “Poochie” inside. When the victim returned to the parking lot he discovered his vehicle and his dog missing.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspect or the whereabouts of the dog “Poochie” 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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