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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-440

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 4, 2016
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Vehicle Burglary

    Suspects seen in surveillance photos using stolen credit cards.
    • Saturday
    • October 1, 2016
    • Time: 1:00 AM
    • 11219 Bloomington Drive
    • Tampa, Florida


    1. Black male, 18-25 years of age, possible black goatee, short black hair. Last seen wearing a white t-shirt, black jean shorts and black shoes.

    2. Black male, 18-25 years of age, short black dreadlocks. Last seen wearing a black t-shirt and dark blue jeans.

    Suspect Vehicle:

    Dark pick-up truck (possibly gray or black), unknown make of model.


    On October 1, 2016 at 1:00 a.m., unknown suspects made unlawful entry into the victim's unlocked vehicle at 11219 Bloomington Dr. The victim's Visa debit card was among multiple items removed. Between 7:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., the victim's debit card was fraudulently used in multiple transactions at the Family Dollar stores located at 5024 E. 10th Ave. and 4002 N. 50th St. The unknown suspect(s) also used the stolen debit card to make multiple purchases at the Quick Stop Meat Town and Food Market located at 7626 N. 56th St. Video surveillance was obtained from both Family Dollar stores and shows two black males initiating the transactions with the victim's debit card. The suspects were seen leaving the scene in an unknown make/model, dark-colored pick-up truck.

    Anyone with any information reference these suspects is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of these suspects 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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