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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-370

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 4, 2016
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    • 813/247-8060

    Suspects Sought In Carjacking

    Deputies issue an arrest warrant for Lemarcus Antone Ashley.
    • Thursday
    • July 28, 2016
    • Time: 11:40 PM
    • Porpoise Drive and Tuna Drive
    • Tampa, Florida


    Suspect #1 – Identified and warrant issued for:
    Lemarcus Antone Ashley, DOB 5-22-96
    Address: At large
    Warrant - Carjacking-Firearm

    Suspect #2 – black male, 6'0”, 140lbs and was wearing a red t-shirt, red baseball cap with a State of FL emblem and to the right “FL”
    Suspect #3 – black male, 5'08”, 160lbs., 6 in. dreadlocks and was wearing a black t-shirt, black Adidas shorts with three white stripes on the side.

    Suspect #4 – black male, 5'06”, 130lbs. and was wearing a gray shirt


    On July 28, 2016 at approximately 11:40 pm., the victims and suspects met in the area of Porpoise Drive and Tuna Drive in Tampa. While speaking, all four suspects displayed handguns and demanded the victims to exit their vehicle, take off their clothing and lay prone on the ground. The suspects took the victims clothing and personal property to include their wallets. The suspects also took the victim's 2001 Honda Accord, red in color that was later recovered by deputies abandoned a few blocks away.

    As a result of the investigation, one suspect has been identified and detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for Lemarcus Antone Ashley, black male, 5/22/1996 for Carjacking-Firearm and two counts of Robbery with a Firearm.

    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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