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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-553 (18-538)

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 21, 2018
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Affairs Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Suspects Shoot At Teens During Robbery Attempt

    Detectives have identified the male suspect seen in the video.
    • Wednesday
    • June 13, 2018
    • Time: 12:15 PM
    • 1204 Lausberg Place
    • Valrico, Florida

    Update:

    Detectives have identified the male suspect seen in the video as Roger Ocasio Colon. He was arrested on June 20, 2018 and will be booked into Orient Road Jail.

    Arrested:


    Roger Ocasio Colon
    DOB: 8/28/94

    Charges: Aggravated Assault with a Firearm (x2), Shooting into an Occupied Vehicle, Carrying Concealed Weapon, Driving While License Suspended

    Suspects:

    1. Hispanic male, 5’10”, 180 lbs., approximately 25 years of age, thin build, tattoos on left arm, dark hair that is slick on top and shaved on sides. Last seen wearing black pants and a gray t-shirt.

    2. Black female, 5’5”, 130-150 lbs., 25-35 years of age, short braid/dread hairstyle. Last seen wearing a red t-shirt with graphics on front.

    Suspect Vehicle: Grey, smaller SUV
     

    Surveillance Video:


     

    Details:

    On June 13, 2018, two suspects followed two juvenile victims from the Westfield Shopping Town Center Mall to 1204 Lausberg Place in Valrico. The male suspect exited a small, gray SUV and approached the victims who were seated inside their vehicle. He pointed a gun at the victim’s vehicle and shot at the passenger side door. The victims fled and were not injured during the incident. The suspects can be seen on video surveillance following the victims throughout the mall and it is believed that they were intending to commit a robbery.

    Anyone with any information reference these suspects is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of these suspects 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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