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- White male, 6'2”, 220 lbs., wearing a black hat, plaid shorts, and black shirt. Full facial hair.
- Possible gold Mitsubishi Galant
On June 29, 2016 at approximately 3:41 pm, the suspect in the surveillance photo unlawfully entered the victim's open garage door and attempted to deprive the victim of a generator. The crime was thwarted by the victim who observed the suspect on surveillance footage. The suspect arrived in what appears to be a gold Mitsubishi Galant. A similar case occurred with the same suspect and vehicle description at 3:15 pm at 5824 Taywood Drive in Tampa. In the Taywood Drive case, the suspect attempted to steal a generator from an open garage and fled before the theft was completed.
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.
Check out www.hcso.tampa.fl.us “Thankful Thieves” video for safety tips.