Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 17-205

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 18, 2017
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    Suspect Arrested Within Hours Of Committing Multiple Burglaries

    Once arrested, suspect admitted to six overnight burglaries.
    • Wednesday
    • May 17, 2017
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Sun City Center

    Arrested:


    Alex Loren Williams
    DOB: 10/27/1986
    10421 Lillycrest Place
    Gibsonton, FL

    Charges:
    Burglary of an Occupied Dwelling (x2)
    Burglary of a Conveyance (x6)
    Petit Theft (x4)
    Grand Theft (x3)
    Criminal Mischief
    Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

    Details:

    On May 17, 2017, District IV detectives were investigating two occupied residential burglaries and six vehicle burglaries in the Sun City Center area that occurred overnight. In both residential burglaries, the homeowners were asleep within the residence at the time. Purses, cash, and other personal property were taken and some items were recovered nearby. District IV detectives worked with Manatee County Sheriff's Office to develop investigative leads. During the investigation, detectives were able to develop probable cause to arrest Alex Williams for one of the residential burglaries based on evidence located at the scene. Williams was taken into custody without incident and admitted to the two residential and six vehicle burglaries during a Post Miranda interview. Williams is also suspected of committing multiple residential and vehicle burglaries within Manatee County.
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