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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-154

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 7, 2017
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Shoplifting Duo Seen In Surveillance Photos

    She removes the items from the packages and he wipes the packaging clean of fingerprints.
    • Monday
    • February 27, 2017
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Walmart
    • 7011 West Waters Avenue
    • Tampa, Florida


    Suspect #1: Hispanic Female, 18-21 years, 5'4”, 130 lbs., thin build, light complexion and long black hair.

    Suspect #2: Hispanic Male, 22-29 years, 5'8”, 170 lbs., thin build, light complexion and brown hair.


    •  Light colored van – unknown make and model


    Detectives believe that the same two suspects committed both crimes listed below.

    On February 27, 2017 between 11:30 pm and 12:30 am, a female suspect was observed removing two Hero 5 GoPros from the packaging while in the electronics section. After the female removed the GoPros, a male suspect returned to the electronics section and cleaned the discarded packaging as to remove finger prints.

    On March 4, 2017 between 11:30 pm and 12:15 am, a female suspect removed 3 Polaroid Printers, a surveillance device and a Nest Thermostat from the electronics section and a BB gun from sporting goods. The male suspect returned to the electronics section and cleaned off the boxes the two suspects may have touched.

    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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