Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-070

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • February 14, 2013
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Cargo Theft

    Two suspects steal a semi tractor trailer and flatbed trailer.
    • Sunday
    • February 10, 2013
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • 7935 Benjamin Road
    • Tampa, Florida


    • #1 - Hispanic Male, 30-49 years, 6’, 220-240 lbs., Large build, Bald, Brown Eyes. Last seen wearing blue t-shirt, camouflage cargo pants, silver frame glasses and dark shoes.
    • #2 - Hispanic Male, 30-49 years, 6’, 240-260 lbs., Large build, Bald, Brown Eyes. Last seen wearing blue Ecko Unlimited t-shirt & blue jeans.

    Surveillance Video:

    Vehicle of Interest: 

    • Red Ford F-150, older model

    Stolen Semi: 

    • 1997 Freightliner Semi Tractor Trailer, (Skyblue in color with a dark blue driver’s door) Tag # Z9669U

    Stolen Trailer:

    • 2006 Fontaine Flatbed Trailer, Tag #5659CJ


    On February 10, 2013, between 2:20 a.m. and 12:19 p.m., two suspects cut a padlock on the gate to the parking lot at 7935 Benjamin Road in Tampa. The suspects stole a 1997 Freightliner semi tractor trailer and a 2006 Fontaine flatbed trailer loaded with cargo of aluminum beams valued at approximately $80,000.00. The suspects fled undetected. The total estimated loss is $107,000.00.

    Surveillance video from the Walmart store located at 8220 Dale Mabry Hwy N shows two suspects purchasing a padlock. The padlock was used to replace the one cut from the business gate. The suspects left the store in a red Ford F150 4dr pickup truck with a flatbed topper.

    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 this 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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