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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-147

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 20, 2015
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    Business Burglary

    Deputies arrest suspect.
    • Friday
    • March 6, 2015
    • Time: 4:00 AM
    • Angel's Smoke Shop
    • 4040 West Waters Avenue, #101
    • Tampa


    Onelio Puig
    DOB: 6/10/1970
    4224 Nome Street W


    • Burglary of an Unoccupied Structure (2 Counts)
    • Criminal Mischief (2 Counts)
    • Out of County Warrant


    On March 6, 2015 at approximately 4:00 a.m. an unknown white male suspect attempted to enter Angel's Smoke Shop located at 4040 West Waters Avenue, #101 by smashing the front glass door. The suspect was unable to enter the shop due to security bars. The suspect proceeded to smash the front glass door at an adjacent business, Liberty Tax located in Suite 102. The suspect entered the business and created a hole through the dry wall in an attempt to gain access to the Smoke Shop. The suspect was unable to gain access through the wall and casually exited the business and fled the scene in a silver SUV, with damage along the passenger side of the vehicle.

    On March 10, Onelio Puig was arrested on an unrelated warrant at his residence. During the course of the interview, Puig admitted to the above offense.
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