Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 18-066 (18-056)

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 18, 2018
    • Contact Person:
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    Update To Home Invasion

    Three suspects held five adults and three children at gun point.
    • Tuesday
    • January 16, 2018
    • Time: 5:41 AM
    • 105 Delia Street
    • Wimauma, Florida

    UPDATE TO HOME INVASION:

    Suspect #1: Black male, 30-40 years, 5'10”, thin build and goatee. Last seen wearing a gray hoodie, black pants, armed with a black handgun.

    Suspect #2: Black male, 30-40 years, 5'10”, thin build and mustache. Last seen wearing a black hoodie, gray pants, armed with a black handgun.

    Suspect #3: Black male, unknown description.

    Vehicle:

     
    (Not actual vehicle)

    • 2001 green Ford Focus, Tennessee tag 8 G 9 8 X 5
    • Vin 1FAFP34P71W240553
    • Peeling paint on roof, broken driver's side window

    Victims:

    Margarito Aguilar-Vasquez
    Carmela Santiz Hernandez
    Miguel Mendez-Hernandez
    Arturo Vazquez Hernandez
    Carlos Daniel Lopez Sanchez
    Three Minor-Children

    Bernardo Hilario Anastacia - Driver

     

    Details:

    Three black males broke into an occupied trailer in Wimauma this morning at around 5:41 a.m. and stole approximately $1,500 in cash and property. Five adults and three children were held at gun point during the incident. Arturo Vazquez Hernandez resisted and was pistol whipped by one of the suspects. He was treated and released at a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

    As the suspects left the home, they carjacked Bernardo Hilario Anastacia by smashing the window of the green, four-door, 2001 Ford Focus he was driving and yanking him out. Anastacia, who was not injured, was picking up a friend in the morning and was not related to the individuals in the home.

    This is an active and ongoing investigation.

    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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