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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-492

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 30, 2018
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    • 813/247-8060

    Suspects Steal $200,000 Worth Of Fishing Gear & Marine Electronics

    Video surveillance captured a white, Chevrolet Suburban and a U-Haul box truck, along with two male subjects.
    • Monday
    • May 28, 2018
    • Time: 11:54 PM
    • West Marine
    • 6492 Highway 41 North
    • Apollo Beach, Florida

    Surveillance Video:



    Four unknown suspects

    Suspect Vehicle:

    White, Chevrolet Suburban with black racing stripes on the hood, roof and rear.


    Between 5/28/18 at 11:54 p.m. and 5/29/18 at 4:00 a.m., four suspects broke through the block wall at the rear of the West Marine store located at 6492 Hwy 41 N. in Apollo Beach. The suspects entered the store and disabled the alarm and video surveillance systems. They quickly removed approximately $200,000 worth of fishing gear and marine electronics, which they loaded into a U-Haul box truck before leaving the scene. Nearby video surveillance captured a white, Chevrolet Suburban and a U-Haul box truck, along with two male subjects.

    Anyone with any information reference these suspects is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of these suspects 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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