Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-390

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 17, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Trio Goes On Shopping Spree

    Purses stolen while people enjoyed Lettuce Lake Park.
    • Tuesday
    • October 9, 2012
    • Time: 11:05 AM
    • Lettuce Lake Park
    • 6920 East Fletcher Avenue
    • Tampa, Florida


    • #1- White male, 18-25 years of age, 5’7” – 5’ 10”, 150 – 160 lbs., thin build and brown eyes. Wearing a black t-shirt, gray shorts, black Nike sneakers and a black baseball cap.
    • #2 White female, 18 – 25 years of age, 18 – 25 years of age, 5’3” – 5’ 7”, 120 – 130 lbs., thin build with shoulder length dark brown hair. Wearing a blue strap shirt with tan high waist belt, blue bell bottom jeans, black sandals and a black ball cap with green stripes.
    • #3 – White male, 18 – 25 years of age, 5’8” – 5’ 11”, 180 – 190 lbs., medium build. Wearing a plaid ball cap, dark or purple shirt, tan cargo pants and white tennis shoes.

    Surveillance Photos:



    • 1990’s – early 2000 Beige Nissan Altima, spoiler on rear, dark tinted windows, right front end damage.


    Hillsborough detectives are attempting to identify the suspects seen in the surveillance photos.

    On October 9, 2012 at approximately 11:05 a.m. unknown suspects unlawfully entered into two vehicles at Lettuce Lake Park and removed purses containing credit cards which were fraudulently used shortly afterward. The suspects pictured in the surveillance used the victim’s credit card at a Walgreens, Target and Citgo off of Fletcher avenue. The suspects traveled in a beige Nissan Altima with dark tinted windows and front right end damage.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspects is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of these suspects 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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