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    Release Number: 18-592

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 10, 2018
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Affairs Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Burglar Caught On Camera Stealing From Car Lot

    After rummaging through the office, he stole various tools.
    • Sunday
    • July 8, 2018
    • Time: 3:00 PM
    • Metanoia Car Sales
    • 13603 N. Florida Avenue
    • Tampa, FL


    Deputies identified the suspect as Daniel Monterrazo Abadia DOB: 11/15/1984.  Monterrazo Abadia was charged with Grand Theft Third Degree ($300 - $5,000), Burglary of an Unoccupied Structure (2 Counts), Petit Theft ($100 or less), False Information to Law Enforcement and Violation of Probation.


    Dark-skinned Hispanic or Middle Eastern male, 25-35 years of age, black hair, full beard and thin to medium build. Last seen wearing a light blue t-shirt, blue jeans and a black watch.

    Surveillance video:


    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man seen on video burglarizing a car sales business over the weekend.

    An unknown male suspect broke into the Metanoia Car Sales building, 13603 N. Florida Avenue, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 8. After rummaging through the office, he stole various tools. The exact value of the property is unknown at this time. The suspect fled the scene in an unknown make and model vehicle. He is still at large.

    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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