Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-043

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 28, 2013
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Courthouse Burglary

    Deputies are seeking the public's assistance in identifying beaded suspect.
    • Saturday
    • January 26, 2013
    • Time: 7:34 PM
    • Hillsborough County Courthouse
    • 801 East Twiggs Street
    • Tampa, Florida


    • White Male
    • 22 – 29 years of age
    • Approximately 190 lbs., Large Build 
    • Fair complexion, brown short hair.
    • Wearing camouflage khaki shorts and Gasparilla beads around his neck.


    Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a burglary that occurred at the Hillsborough County Courthouse on Saturday, January 26, 2013.

    The incident occurred on January 26, 2013 at approximately 7:34 p.m. when an unidentified white male in his 20's forcibly entered the Courthouse Annex, 801 E. Twiggs Street, by smashing a glass door. Shortly after the individual entered he was discovered in the adjacent Edgecomb Courthouse, 800 E. Twiggs Street by G4S Security. The male was shirtless and wearing parade beads and appeared intoxicated. Security escorted the male from the building with the intent of seeking medical assistance and having law enforcement investigate the incident. The suspect fled prior to the arrival of law enforcement and could not be located.

    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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