Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-170 (15-166)

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 1, 2015
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    Homicide Update

    Detectives have issued an arrest warrant for suspect.
    • Saturday
    • March 28, 2015
    • Time: 10:47 PM
    • 1514 - 138th Avenue East
    • Tampa


    Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office detectives have issued an arrest warrant for suspect in March 28th, 2015 homicide of Robert W. Smith.

    Warrant Issued For:

    Gary D. Williams
    DOB: 1-7-75
    Description:  Black male, 6'1", 185 lbs., Short/Faded afro, long goatee and brown eyes.


    • First Degree Murder
    • Felon in Possession of a firearm


    Robert Smith
    DOB: 1/20/1972
    1514 - 138th Avenue East.


    Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred on March 28, 2015 at approximately 10:47 p.m. The victim was discovered deceased laying near his apartment, suffering from a single gunshot wound.

    Detectives investigating the homicide of Robert Smith have issued a warrant for the arrest of Gary D. Williams.  Anyone with any information reference the whereabouts of Williams is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200 or if Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477 and remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward of up to $3,000.

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