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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-685

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • September 18, 2018
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Affairs Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Vehicle Burglary

    Deputies want to identify suspect who broke into a vehicle to steal credit cards, then went shopping.
    • Saturday
    • September 15, 2018
    • Time: 5:13 AM
    • Walmart
    • 4928 Highway 674
    • Wimauma

    Suspect Description:


    He's described as a heavy set white male, 6'2," between the ages of 35-45 and approximately 240 pounds. The suspect has short brown hair and a goatee. He was last seen wearing a gray polo shirt, dark jeans and white tennis shoes.


    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who broke into a vehicle to steal credit cards, then went shopping at Walmart. Around 5 a.m. on Saturday, September 15, an unknown male suspect made five separate purchases using two credit cards stolen from a vehicle parked at a home in the Del Webb Community of Sun City. For some of the purchases, he received cash withdrawals totaling $807.40.

    The suspect was seen leaving the Walmart parking lot in a gold four-door sedan.

    Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200. To be eligible for a cash reward, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report nonymously 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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