Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 13-227

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 11, 2013
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

    Detectives were able to link Jeffery Bilger to the bank robbery with forensic evidence.
    • Friday
    • June 7, 2013
    • Time: 4:06 PM
    • BB&T Bank
    • 15312 Dale Mabry Hwy N
    • Tampa, FL


    Bilger, Jeffery John
    14704 Penguin Place
    Tampa Florida


    • Bank Robbery


    White Male, 30-40 years, 5’8” – 6’, 150 lbs, Medium build, Short Black hair and hazel eyes. Last seen wearing a white t-shirt with blue writing on the front, tan baseball hat, blue pants, dark shoes, white painter’s mask, black gloves and black sunglasses.



    Gold 1996-2000 Dodge Caravan
    No tint on front two windows, missing front two hubcaps and black molding on driver’s door missing.


    On June 7, 2013 at approximately 4:04 p.m., a white male suspect parked a gold van within the Target parking lot located just south of the business. The suspect walked across Carrollwood Springs Boulevard and entered the BB&T Bank located at 15312 Dale Mabry Hwy N at approximately 4:06 p.m. He stood in line for a few moments waiting for the next available teller and then handed the teller a note demanding money. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency, the suspect calmly exited the bank and got into his van. He fled south through the Target parking lot, then south on Dale Mabry Highway.

    The clothing and physical description match that of a suspect wanted in connection with another bank robbery. The St. Petersburg Police Department are investigating a bank robbery that occurred on May 31, 2013 at TD Bank located at 9400 4th Street North.

    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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