Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 18-046

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 12, 2018
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8060

    Vehicle Burglary

    Two suspects bring two children along as they use a stolen credit card.
    • Wednesday
    • January 3, 2018
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • 1001 Pinehaven Court
    • Brandon, Florida



    #1 – Black male, tall, thin build, dark complexion with thin dreadlocks. Last seen wearing a black hooded jacket and acid-washed jeans with red bandana tied around his right leg.

    #2 – Hispanic or light complected black female, with thick shoulder length hair. Last seen wearing a pink jacket and multi-colored tights.


    Mid-2000's model Lexus RX SUV, silver or gray



    In the early morning hours of January 3, 2018, an unknown suspect removed a wallet from the victim's vehicle at the above listed address. Two suspects used the victim's credit card at Sam's Clubs and Walmarts in Brandon, South Tampa (Gandy Boulevard) and North Tampa (Fletcher Avenue.)

    The black male suspect uses the card to purchase various electronics and baby supplies, while the female pushes the cart with two young children. The suspects were seen leaving the stores in a gray or silver 2004-2010 Lexus RX series SUV.

    Anyone with any information in reference to this incident is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200. You may also send an anonymous tip from a smart phone using HCSOSheriff app available on both android and apple products. To be eligible for a cash reward, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or send a mobile tip using their 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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