Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 12-085

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 2, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Detectives Are Looking For A Grand Theft Auto Suspect

    The suspect set the victim's car on fire.
    • Friday
    • February 17, 2012
    • Time: 12:33 PM
    • Circle K
    • 5133 Highway 674
    • Wimauma, FL

    Surveillance Photos:


    Suspect Description:

    • White/Hispanic Male
    • Mid 20’s to early 30’s
    • 5’6” – 5’9” Tall
    • 160 – 180 lbs. Medium Build
    • Brown hair and brown eyes.
    • Last seen wearing a long dark t-shirt, white shorts, dark tennis shoes with white laces and soles.


    Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in the surveillance photos. On February 17, 2012 at approximately 12:33 a.m. the victim entered the Circle K store located at 5133 Highway 674 in Wimauma and left his vehicle running in the parking lot. The suspect seen in the surveillance photo removed the victim’s vehicle (2007 Chevrolet Impala) and fled eastbound on Highway 674. The suspect then abandoned the vehicle at the intersection of West Lake Drive and Janes Drive where he set the vehicle on fire. The suspect then fled the scene in an unknown direction.

    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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