Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-449

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • November 21, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Grand Theft Of Copper

    Suspect steals copper wiring and flees on a bicycle.
    • Sunday
    • November 11, 2012
    • Time: 7:53 AM
    • 5908 Hampton Oaks Parkway
    • Tampa, Florida


    • White male
    • 5’8” – 5’10”
    • 145 lbs., Medium build
    • Short hair
    • Wearing light color shirt or sweatshirt, blue jeans and white shoes.


    • Light color BMX style bicycle

    Surveillance Video:


    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating a grand theft of copper that occurred on November 11, 2012 at 7:53 a.m. at 5908 Hampton Oaks Parkway in Tampa.  The suspect is observed riding a small BMX style bicycle along the rear of the business. The suspect then cut the lock off the gate and proceeds to the ladder which leads to the roof of the business complex. The suspect removed approximately $10,000 worth of copper wiring prior to fleeing the scene.

    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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