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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-179

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 27, 2017
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • (813) 247-8060

    Two Shoplifting Incidents At Brandon Lowe's

    Suspects steal nearly $1,000 worth  of merchandise.
    • Wednesday
    • March 29, 2017
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Lowe's
    • 1515 E. Brandon Blvd.
    • Brandon, FL


    White male, 5'9”-5'11”, 170-190 lbs., blonde shoulder-length hair. Last seen wearing black shorts, a dark-colored shirt with white on shoulders, black shoes and white socks. (3/29 incident)

    White male, 20-29 years of age, 5'7”-5'11”, 170 lbs. Last seen wearing a blue t-shirt, blue jeans and a hat. (4/23 incident)

    Suspect Vehicles:

    Dark or black four-door sedan, similar to a Ford Focus.

    Maroon four-door vehicle.


    On March 29, 2017 at 11:18 a.m., a white male suspect entered the Lowe's located at 1515 E. Brandon Blvd. and proceeded directly to the paint section. There, the suspect selected a Graco Pro LTS paint sprayer, valued at $518.00, and left the store without paying for the item. The suspect then loaded the item into a dark-colored four-door sedan that had dropped him off and waited for him in the fire lane.

    On April 23, 2017 at 6:58 p.m., a different white male suspect entered the Lowe's located at 1515 E. Brandon Blvd. The suspect obtained a Husqvarna chainsaw, after cutting the security chain on the display, and removed the chainsaw from the store without paying for it. The suspect was seen entering the passenger side of a maroon four-door vehicle and leaving the scene. The chainsaw was valued at $408.00.

    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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