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    Release Number: 19-120

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 21, 2019
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Affairs Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Deputies Want To Identify Power Tool Thieves

    A pair of suspects stole nearly $4,000 worth of tools.
    • Saturday
    • March 9, 2019
    • Time: 8:00 AM
    • Home Depot, 10151 Bloomingdale Avenue, Riverview
    • Home Depot, 1524 E Brandon Boulevard, Brandon

    Suspects:

     
    1. Hispanic males, approximately 20-30 years old, thin build, last seen wearing a dark colored shirt, dark denim jeans and dark colored shoes
    2. Hispanic males, approximately 20-30 years old, medium build, last seen wearing a gray shirt, blue jeans and white shoes

    Details:

    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is searching for a pair of suspects who stole nearly $4,000 worth of tools from area businesses. Just before 8 a.m. on March 9, two male suspects entered the Home Depot located at 10151 Bloomingdale Avenue in Riverview and filled their carts with several power drill kits before exiting the store without paying. The tools were valued at $1,846.

    The suspects drove off in an older model silver Honda Accord.

    The same suspects were also seen on surveillance video shoplifting at a Home Depot store located at 1524 E Brandon Boulevard in Brandon around noon the same day. They stole six cordless power tools valued at $2,130.

    The suspects are described as Hispanic males, approximately 20 to 30 years old. One suspect has a thin build and was last seen wearing a dark colored shirt, dark denim jeans and dark colored shoes. The other suspect has a medium build and was last seen wearing a gray shirt, blue jeans and white shoes.

    Anyone with information in reference to these suspects is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200. In order 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 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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