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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-548

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 5, 2017
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8060

    Coin Laundry Theft

    Suspect drilled into twenty-two washing machine coin boxes.
    • Wednesday
    • October 4, 2017
    • Time: 1:42 AM
    • E Z Wash
    • 5563 South 78 Street
    • Tampa, Florida


    White male, approximately 20 – 30 years of age, 5'8 – 5'10, 170 – 185 lbs.., dark facial hair and possible long full goatee, possibly long brown hair, wearing blue jeans, a long sleeve navy blue shirt with words on the sleeves, blue baseball hat.


    On October 4, 2017 at 1:42 am, an unknown male suspect entered the E Z Wash laundromat located at 5563 South 78 Street in Tampa and drilled into twenty-two (22) washing machine coin boxes, successfully removing and stealing the contents of three of them. The suspect fled the business in an unknown direction. The owner of the laundry mat estimates the loss of approximately $200.

    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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