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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-017

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 19, 2017
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    • 813/247-8060

    Smoke Shop Burglary

    Suspect was unable to pry open the cash register so he took the entire cash register.
    • Friday
    • January 13, 2017
    • Time: 10:50 PM
    • Holy Smokes Smoke Shop
    • 12811 Nebraska Avenue N Unit H
    • Tampa, Florida


    • White or Hispanic male, 25-30 years, Medium build, small chin strap style beard/goatee, wearing a long sleeve light colored sweat shirt, basketball style shorts, dark hat, and athletic shoes with dark heel.


    On January 13, 2017 at approximately 10:50 pm, an unknown suspect forced entry into the Holy Smokes Smoke Shop by removing the glass from the front door. Once inside the store, the suspect attempted to pry open the cash register, but was unsuccessful. The suspect took the entire cash register, containing an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect fled on foot in an unknown direction.

    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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