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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-143

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 8, 2016
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    tip411 Leads to Arrest

    The suspect was selling narcotics outside a laundry mat.
    • Wednesday
    • April 6, 2016
    • Time: 8:00 PM
    • 7023 Himes Avenue North
    • Tampa, Florida

    Arrested:


    Angel Manuel Sanchez Acosta
    DOB: 02/05/1983
    3407 Carlton Arms Dr #4B
    Tampa, FL

    Charges:

    • Possession of Controlled Substance (Cocaine)
    • Possession of Cannabis Less than 20 grams
    • Possession of Controlled Substance (Cocaine) within 1000ft of a Business Transportation of Drug Paraphernalia
    • Possession of Control Substance (Cannabis) w/ intent to Sell
    • Possession of Control Substance (Cocaine) w/ intent to Sell and Tampering/Fabricating with Physical Evidence

    Details:

    On April 6, 2016 at approximately 7:07 p.m., HCSO deputies received information via tip 411 in reference to a suspect selling narcotics at 7023 Himes Avenue North. The comments also stated the suspect was concealing the narcotics in a bleach bottle.

    Deputies observed the suspect retrieve a small bleach bottle and remove a plastic bag containing marijuana. Deputies took the suspect into custody. Deputies also recovered the bleach bottle that had eleven bags of marijuana and two bags of cocaine. The suspect was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance (Cocaine), Possession of Cannabis Less than 20 grams, Possession of Controlled Substance (Cocaine) within 1000ft of a Business Transportation of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Control Substance (Cannabis) w/ intent to Sell, Possession of Control Substance (Cocaine) w/ intent to Sell and Tampering/Fabricating with Physical Evidence.

    The investigation continues.

    About tip411:

    We have a new tool to help you help us keep our county safe. It's called tip411. All you have to do is download it to your smartphone or tablet. tip411 is simple yet effective.

    You can find the app through the Apple App store or Google Play. Just type in "HCSOSHERIFF'' (no space). Download it and keep it handy.

    tip411 is easy to use. To send us a tip, press "New Tip.'' You can also include a photograph or video. Just touch the camera icon at the bottom.

    All tips transmit instantly to our Communications Center, where the information is directed to the appropriate area, i.e. patrol, narcotics, warrants, etc.

    We monitor tip411 twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. And all tips are anonymous.

    Remember: in the event of an emergency, always dial 9-1-1.

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