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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-422

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 18, 2015
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060


    The suspect fled with a case of cigarettes.
    • Saturday
    • August 8, 2015
    • Time: 11:58 PM
    • RaceTrac
    • 4102 West Waters Avenue
    • Tampa


    • White or Hispanic Male, 30-40 years of age, 5'11”, 190 lbs.
    • Last seen wearing a white t-shirt, blue jeans and a red baseball cap.


    • Older model, white 4-door vehicle, possibly an early 1990's Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera


    On August 8, 2015 at approximately 11:58 p.m., the suspect entered the RaceTrac gas station located at 4102 West Waters Avenue. He preceded to walk behind the registers and remove a case of Newport cigarettes valued at $1,631.70. The suspect was confronted by the clerk who asked him what he was doing and the suspect replied, “I'm stocking up.” The suspect exited the store and fled in an older model white 4-door vehicle.

    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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