Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-033

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 18, 2013
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Suspects Steal Boats Valued At Almost $285,000

    The boats were stripped and abandoned.
    • Sunday
    • January 13, 2013
    • Time: 9:10 PM
    • Sea Fox Boats of Tampa Bay
    • 7501 Dale Mabry Hwy
    • Tampa, Florida


    • White or Hispanic male, approximately 5’7”-6’, 150-180lbs.
    • White or Hispanic male, approximately 5’7”-6’, 150-180lbs.


    • (RECOVERED 1/17/13) 2000-2004 white Ford van with decals on the upper middle sides and above rear wheels.
    • Ford F250/350, white or silver, 4-door.


    On January 13, 2013 between 9:10 p.m. and 10:21 p.m., two unknown suspects entered the locked yard of Sea Fox Boats of Tampa Bay located at 7501 Dale Mabry Hwy in Tampa. The suspects then removed two Sea Fox boats, valued at more than $284,887.00. The suspects took the boats to a location off of Sligh Avenue and stripped them. The suspects removed the motors, instrument electronics, steering and throttle controls, boarding ladders and hard canopy tops. The boats were abandoned and the suspects fled the scene.

    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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