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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-188

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • February 23, 2018
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Detectives Attempt to Identify Home Burglary Suspect

    Surveillance cameras captured photos as he fled the residence with the stolen property.
    • Thursday
    • February 15, 2018
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Zellwood Drive
    • Brandon, Florida


    Hispanic or light skinned black male approximately 5'10" tall, 160 lbs to 170 lbs, thin build, short black hair, mustache and goatee, wearing a dark shirt, dark baseball cap, dark pants, and black latex gloves.


    On February 15, 2018, at approximately 5:35 pm, an unidentified Hispanic or light skinned black male forcibly entered a residence on Zellwood Drive in Brandon. The suspect obtained a Ruger P89 DC semi-auto pistol, two black Smith & Wesson Revolvers a Blue Burst Electric Guitar, and (480) gold one dollar coins. Home surveillance cameras captured photos of the suspect as he fled the residence with the stolen property.

    Anyone with any information in reference to this incident is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200. You may also send an anonymous tip from a smart phone using HCSOSheriff app available on both android and apple products. To be eligible for a cash reward, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or send a mobile tip using their 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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