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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 19-122

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 17, 2019
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Affairs Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    A Lookout Entered The Store First

    Deputies want to identify a trio of suspects in connection with cigarette thefts.
    • Sunday
    • March 17, 2019
    • Time: 5:22 AM
    • Walgreens
    • 11115 E Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
    • Seffner


    Suspect #1 (lookout)

    Suspect #2

    Suspect #3

    Possible suspect vehicle


    On Sunday, March 17, two unknown black male suspects entered the Walgreens located at 11115 E Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Seffner, told the clerk not to move and loaded multiple cartons of cigarettes into three black garbage bags. Both men wore clothing covering their faces.

    Just prior to the theft, another black male entered the store for a few seconds as a lookout, then met with the other two suspects outside. A silver minivan, possibly a Dodge Caravan, was observed parked on the east side of the building just prior to the theft, and could be linked to the suspects.

    The same suspects committed another cigarette theft approximately 30 minutes prior at the RaceTrac located at 810 E Brandon Boulevard in Brandon.

    Anyone with information in reference to the suspects is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200. In order 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 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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