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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-380

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 17, 2017
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    • (813) 247-8060

    Suspects Steal Loaded Gift Cards

    Do you recognize these suspects?
    • Tuesday
    • June 27, 2017
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Walmart
    • 8220 Dale Mabry Hwy.
    • Tampa, FL


    1. Black male, 6', 30-49 years of age, last seen wearing a black t-shirt with black Adidas shorts with a white stripe.

    2. Black male, 6', 22-29 years of age, short black hair, last seen wearing a black t-shirt with white jeans.

    Suspect Vehicle:

    Black, 4-door pickup truck, possibly a Nissan Titan.


    On June 27, 2017 at 6:53 p.m., two suspects were dropped off in front of the Walmart, located at 8220 Dale Mabry Hwy., by a third suspect driving a black, 4-door pickup truck. The suspects entered the store and responded to the electronics department to swindle an employee to place $2,994.00 on three gift cards. The suspects convinced the employee that they would pay for the gift cards at the front check out area, but instead exited the store without paying for the items.

    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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