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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-559

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 25, 2018
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Affairs Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Grand Theft At Assisted Living Facility

    A warrant has been issued for nursing assistant.
    • Sunday
    • June 10, 2018
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Arbor Terrace Assisted Living Facility
    • 13810 Sheldon Road
    • Tampa, Florida

    Warrant Issued:

    Dian'te Ja'shad Matthew
    DOB: 3/14/1994
    LKA: 1402 Mulberry Drive East
    Tampa, FL

    Charges: Grand Theft ($300 - $5,000), Dealing in Stolen Property, Defrauding a Pawnbroker and Exploitation of an Elderly Person


    Between 06/10/18 and 06/14/18, Dian'te Matthew, a Certified Nursing Assistant employed at Arbor Terrace Assisted Living Facility, deprived the 91-year-old victim of her wedding ring. He pawned the victim's wedding ring on 06/14/18 at Mr. Money Pawn. Throughout the course of searching his pawns, a second victim was identified at Arbor Terrace. That victim's wedding band was pawned on 5/26/18. Detectives were able to locate both rings and return them to the victims.

    Matthew was terminated on 06/17/18 for not showing up to work and has not been seen since then. He has an active warrant for Grand Theft ($300 - $5,000), Dealing in Stolen Property, Defrauding a Pawnbroker and Exploitation of an Elderly Person. The investigation continues in an attempt to identify any other victims and locate the wanted suspect.

    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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