Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 16-514

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 1, 2016
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    • 813/247-8060

    Self Storage Unit Burglary

    Suspect entered 16 units and removed property.
    • Saturday
    • November 19, 2016
    • Time: 3:00 AM
    • Ruskin Self Storage
    • 3648 South Highway 41
    • Ruskin, Florida


    White male, 5'7 – 5'10”, 250 – 300 lbs., Wearing dark shoes, jeans, t-shirt with large design on the front, t-shirt on face and wearing gloves.


    On November 19, 2016 between 3:00 and 4:00 am, the suspect unlawfully entered 16 storage units. The suspect used bolt cutters to defeat the locking mechanisms. Once inside, the subject removed multiple items of property to include, air compressor, pressure washer, televisions and two antique firearms.

    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 send a mobile tip using our P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads and Droids. You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward.

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