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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-014

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 4, 2018
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    • 813-247-8060

    Shoplifting Suspect Seen In Surveillance Photos

    The suspect stole over $2,000.00 worth of merchandise.
    • Friday
    • December 22, 2017
    • Time: 5:46 PM
    • Walmart
    • 7011 West Waters Avenue
    • Tampa, Florida


    Black male, 6', 180 lbs., short black hair. Last seen wearing a white t-shirt with black stripes, baggy light blue jeans and white tennis shoes.


    Vehicle: 2011 Buick Regal, bearing FL tag W I T 6 A. Vehicle has damage to the rear right bumper.


    On December 22, 2017 at approximately 5:46 pm, an unknown black male entered the Walmart located at 7011 West Waters Avenue. He selected a Playstation 4, a pair of Beat headphones and 3 Visa gift cards valued at $2,032.00. The suspect went to the register to ring up the items and as the clerk was distracted, the suspect hit the cash-out button, closing out the transaction without rendering payment. The suspect exited the store with the merchandise and was observed getting into a 2011 Buick Regal.

    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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