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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-165

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 20, 2016
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Detectives Searching For Suspects Who Stole a Drone

    Three suspects were seen on surveillance.
    • Friday
    • April 15, 2016
    • Time: 1:30 PM
    • My Tobbies
    • 2218 University Mall
    • Tampa, Florida


    Suspect 1: B/M, 18-24 years old, thin build. Wearing a black & gray shirt, black & gray pants and black shoes.

    Suspect 2: B/F, 20-30 years old, large build. Wearing blue hat, blue shirt, light pants and carrying a beige purse.

    Suspect 3: B/F, 18-24 years old, large build. Wearing a black tank top, multi-colored leggings and carrying a black purse.


    On 04/15/2016 at approximately 1:30 pm, the suspects entered the "My Tobbies" store located within the University Square Mall and removed a DJI Phantom 3 Advanced drone valued at $1000.00 from the store shelf. The two female suspects then distracted the store employee while the male suspect exited the store without paying for the drone.

    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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