Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 13-237

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

    Suspects Break Into Over 180 Storage Units

    Detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying suspects from surveillance video.
    • Wednesday
    • May 1, 2013
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Town 'n Country Area

    Suspects:

    • Hispanic male, thin build, 18-24 years of age, short dark hair and 2 large tattoos on right bicep and tricep. Last seen wearing bracelet on right wrist, black gloves, a white cloth covering his face, a Vans t-shirt, grey basketball shorts and black sneakers.
    • Hispanic male, thin build, 18-24 years of age and short dark hair. Last seen wearing black shorts, black t-shirt, black gloves, a white cloth covering his face and black sneakers.

    Surveillance Video:



    Location of Business Burglaries:

    05/29/13: U Store U Lock (30 units)
                       6207 Hillsborough Ave.

    06/07/13: Public Storage (11 units)
                      6286 W. Waters Ave.

    06/07/13: People's Storage (11 units)
                      5907 W. Linebaugh Ave.

    06/15/13: Uncle Bob's (72 units)
                       8354 W. Hillsborough Ave.

    06/15/13: Uncle Bob's (65-75 units)
                      7550 W. Waters Ave.


    Details:

    Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office detectives are asking for assistance in identifying two, Hispanic male suspects that are responsible for the most recent of 5 business burglaries in the Town 'n Country area. Since May 29, 2013, over 180 storage units have been burglarized in the District 3 area. The surveillance video is from the Uncle Bob's Storage located at 8354 Hillsborough Ave. The suspects seen in the video, pried open 72 storage units with a screwdriver, walked through the units and took very few items. The other cases have been similar.

    Anyone with any information reference these 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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