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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-462

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 24, 2018
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060


    Suspects seen in surveillance photos stealing beer and fleeing in a stolen Mercedes.
    • Wednesday
    • May 16, 2018
    • Time: 12:30 PM
    • Wawa
    • 10115 Bloomingdale Avenue
    • Riverview, Florida

    Suspect #1:

    Black male, 6', 180 lbs and large mustache. Last seen wearing a green hat, a long white t-shirt, red gym shorts and red sandals.

    Suspect #2:

    Black male, 5'8”, and 215 lbs. Last seen wearing a white tank top, beige shorts and black shoes.

    Vehicle: Light blue Mercedez GL450, FL tag J L T Q 5 8


    On May 16, 2018 at approximately 12:30 pm, two unknown suspects entered the WAWA store utilizing the rear entrance, walked to the beer cave, and quickly selected three 18 packs of Corona beer bottles and three 18 packs of Heineken beer bottles. They then promptly exited through the rear door. The suspects entered a light blue Mercedes. The Mercedes was stolen on 5/12/18 in Tampa Police Department jurisdiction. Moments before this incident the same suspects stole several beers from the WAWA at 2604 Highway 301.

    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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