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David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 14-284 (14-276)

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 30, 2014
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

    Detectives conducted a search warrant at Gilbert's residence, 8809 Poe Drive, and made 4 other arrests.
    • Tuesday
    • July 29, 2014
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Grow Financial Federal Credit Union
    • 8314 Sheldon Road
    • Tampa

    UPDATE:

    Detectives have arrested Christopher A. Gilbert, DOB: 10/31/1977, and charged him with Strong Arm Robbery in connection with the Grow Financial Federal Credit Union robbery.

    On July 29, 2014, detectives conducted a search warrant at Gilbert's residence, 8809 Poe Dr., and made 4 other arrests.

    Arrested:


    Christopher Gilbert
    DOB: 10/31/1977
    8809 Poe Drive
    Tampa, FL
    Charges:  Strong Arm Robbery


    Sherry Schmoyer
    DOB: 04/07/1964
    8809 Poe Dr.
    Tampa, FL
    Charges:  Possession of Clonazepam, Possession of Marijuana under 20 grams, Possession of a Legend Drug without a Prescription and Maintaining a Dwelling for Drug Use


    Richard Chastain
    DOB: 03/14/1957
    8809 Poe Dr.
    Tampa, FL
    Charges: Possession of Dilaudid, Possession of Clonazepam, Possession of Marijuana under 20 grams and VOP - Possession of Drug Paraphernalia


    Kelly Bonsall
    DOB: 02/22/1974
    8809 Poe Dr.
    Tampa, FL
    Charges: Possession of a Legend Drug without a Prescription (X2)


    Mark Clem Sr.
    DOB: 09/28/1966
    8809 Poe Dr.
    Tampa, FL
    Charges: Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

    Details:

    On July 22, 2014 at approximately 9:58 am. an unknown white male suspect entered the Grow Financial Federal Credit Union at 8314 Sheldon Road and presented a demand note demanding money. The bank teller complied and the suspect fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect was last seen heading south on foot.

    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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