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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-461

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 18, 2016
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Business Burglary

    A trio of suspects stole 18 large televisions.
    • Sunday
    • October 16, 2016
    • Time: 4:00 AM
    • Pilot Freight
    • 5411 Johns Road
    • Tampa, Florida


    • 3 unknown suspects (fully covered)


    White van (possible Ford Econoline E150 or E250 style) unknown year.
    There appears to be an unknown logo on the front driver door and rear driver side door which were covered.


    On October 16, 2016 at approximately 4:00 am, unlawful entry was made into the Pilot Freight business by smashing a window to the left of the front door. The subjects appeared to have disabled the alarm and removed approximately 18 large televisions and 2 safes. The suspects loaded the items into the van (possible Ford Econoline). At some point, one of the rear windows may have been damaged on the passenger side of the van, while the stolen property was being loaded.

    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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