Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 14-128

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 9, 2014
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8060

    Suspect Steals $2000 Worth In Copper

    UPDATE: Detectives arrest copper thief.
    • Thursday
    • March 27, 2014
    • Time: 8:00 AM
    • 14003 Sydney Road
    • Dover, FL


    Detectives identified the suspect in the video and arrested him in connection with the theft.

    Victor Butler
    DOB: 05/02/1979

    Burglary of an Unoccupied Structure (x2)
    Grand Theft Third Degree
    Criminal Mischief $1000 or More (x2)
    Theft of Copper or Nonferrous Metals

    Previous Release:

    Suspect: White male

    Suspect vehicle: 2008-2010 silver Chevrolet HHR

    On March 27, 2014 between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m., a white male suspect entered the AT&T property located at 14003 Sydney Road in Dover. The suspect gained entry to the property by opening the combination lock on the gate and then placed shirts over the surveillance cameras. The suspect removed $2000 worth in red copper wire used for a lightning suppression system and then fled in an unknown direction.

    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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