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1025 Lakeshore Ranch Drive
Efrain Vasquez Hewitt
14206 Grubbs Lane
Arrestee #2 :
Hector Luis Anavitate
505 Maryland Avenue N
On December 26th, the victim placed an ad on Craigslist to sell his Samsung Galaxy phone for $300.00. He received a call from a male and arranged to meet with him at the parking lot located at 750 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Seffner.
On December 27th, the victim, his wife and 12-year-old daughter went to the parking lot to sell the phone. The victim exited his vehicle, while his wife and daughter stayed in their vehicle. The victim then met with the suspect, who asked to inspect the phone. The suspect then pulled a semi-automatic handgun from his pocket and pointed at the victim. The suspect then fled with the phone to an awaiting vehicle, which was parked a distance away. The suspect vehicle fled south on Parsons Avenue and the victim attempted to give chase but lost him.
On December 29th, detectives were able to identify the suspect vehicle and two suspects. On December 30, 2013, Hector Anavitate and Efrain Hewitt were arrested.