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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-094

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 8, 2016
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    Surveillance Camera Shows Suspect Stealing

    Deputies are investigating a theft of two chain saws.
    • Saturday
    • March 5, 2016
    • Time: 3:47 PM
    • 7218 Hale Avenue North
    • Tampa, Florida


    White male, approximately 40 – 50 years of age, 5'8”, 165 lbs., gray hair pulled back, wearing gray Army t-shirt, black jeans and a brown baseball cap.


    2002 – 2006 Dark Gary Nissan Altima with tinted windows


    On March 5, 2016 at approximately 3:57 pm, the suspect pulled his gray 2002 – 2006 Nissan Altima in front of 7218 Hale Avenue North in Tampa. The suspect walked to the side of the residence and deprived the victim, a tree trimming company, of two Stihl brand chainsaws valued at over $500. The suspect fled undetected. A photo of the suspect was obtained off of a neighbors surveillance camera.

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