Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-405

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 7, 2013
    • Contact Person:
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    • 813/247-8060

    Suspect Steals Display Phone

    Theft caught on surveillance video.
    • Saturday
    • September 28, 2013
    • Time: 10:34 AM
    • Verizon Plus
    • 8456 W. Hillsborough Avenue
    • Tampa, FL



    • White male
    • 30-45 years of age
    • 5'11”-6'2”
    • 180-200 lbs.
    • Medium complexion, medium build
    • Short brown hair, partial beard
    • Last seen wearing blue jeans, a tan jacket, a black ball cap, tan work boots and sunglasses.


    On September 28, 2013 at 10:34 a.m., the suspect seen in the surveillance video entered the Verizon Plus store located at 8456 W. Hillsborough Ave. in Tampa. The suspect walked over to the display shelf and cut the security cord on a Samsung Galaxy S4 phone. The alarm sounded once the cord was cut and the suspect ran out the front door of the store with the phone. The cell phone was valued at approximately $700.

    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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