HCSO Detectives Investigate Robbery of Necklace
August 24, 2017

STATUS: OPEN
On August 19, 2017 at approximately 6:30 a.m., an unknown black male approached the victim in the parking lot of the Marathon gas station located at 1444 Fletcher Avenue East in Tampa.  The suspect ripped off the victim's necklace and fled on a dark colored bicycle north on 15th Street North.  The suspect was described as a black male, 22-29 yoa, approximately 5'10" to 6'0", 190-215 lbs., shoulder length dreadlocks and was wearing a white tank top, long jean shorts and black sandals.
 
Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspect involved in this case.  Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspect 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 the P3 Tips Mobile application.  Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward. 
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Pasco Detectives Ask for Information from the Public In Identifying Home Invasion Suspect
August 24, 2017

STATUS: OPEN
On August 23, 2017 at approximately 12:45 p.m., an unknown suspect entered the residence at 26748 Magnolia Boulevard in Wesley Chapel while armed with a firearm.  The suspect struck the elderly victim who sustained non-life threatening injuries.  The suspect took firearms, credit cards and prescription medication from the residence.  The suspect is described as a black male, 25-30 yoa, muscular build and was wearing a polo shirt and carrying a black backpack.  (See composite sketch of the suspect.)
 
Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspect involved in this case.  Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspect 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 the P3 Tips Mobile application.  Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward. 
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TPD Detectives Work to Identify Shooting Suspects
August 23, 2017

STATUS: OPEN
On August 18, 2017 at approximately 8:54 p.m., the victim was walking home from the Mobile gas station located at 4242 Busch Boulevard East in Tampa when he observed a 2000's model Nissan Sentra, white in color, with tinted windows and a spoiler, circle the block several times.  Once the victim reached the 9600 block of Connechusett Road North, the occupants exited the vehicle and fired at the victim, striking him in the hand.  The suspects fled in the vehicle southbound on Connechusett Road.  Surveillance video captured at the Mobile gas station show the two suspects and the suspect vehicle.  
 
Suspect #1 is described as a Hispanic male, mid 20's, approximately 5'07", 150 lbs. and Suspect #2 is described as a black male, mid 20's, approximately 6'0", 175 lbs., dreadlocks, goatee and possibly has a tattoo on the right side of his neck and his left forearm.
 
Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspects involved in this case.  Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the 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 the P3 Tips Mobile application.  Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward. 
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Pasco Detectives Investigate Robbery at Cleaners
August 22, 2017

STATUS: OPEN
On August 19, 2017 at 1:10 p.m., a masked male entered the Quality Plus Cleaners located at 1950 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard in Wesley Chapel while armed with pepper spray.  The suspect was described as a black male, 18-20 yoa, 5'05"-5'06", 125-130 lbs., thin build, black curly spiked hair on top and shaved on the sides and was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt, gray sweats, black shoes and had a blue bandanna covering his face from the nose down.  The suspect took the cash register drawer containing cash and fled on foot.
 
Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspect involved in this case.  Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspect 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 the P3 Tips Mobile application.  Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward. 


HCSO Detectives Search for Suspects Breaking into Numerous Vehicles in Riverview
August 09, 2017

STATUS: SOLVED
Between August 6, 2017 at approximately 5:00 p.m. and August 7, 2017 at approximately 7:15 a.m., an unknown white male entered the victim's vehicle and took a gold and silver watch.  Detectives believe this same suspect, along with another unknown suspect, entered numerous vehicles within the Summerfield Subdivision.  The suspects used a garage door opener taken from an unlocked vehicle to enter the garage at 11506 Village Brook Drive in Riverview.  While the residents were sleeping, the suspects took a black, 2.5hp Monster Moto youth motor bike and fled the area.
 
The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 17-22 yoa, approximately 5'10", 210 lbs. and was last seen wearing a "Thumbs Up" t-shirt, cargo shorts, dark "RTIC cooler" hat, high top sneakers and carrying a backpack.
 
Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspects involved in these cases.  Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the 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 the P3 Tips Mobile application.  Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward. 
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HCSO Detectives Ask for Information from the Public in Hit and Run Fatality
August 07, 2017

STATUS: OPEN
On July 18, 2017 at 10:38 p.m., Sherry Hunter, 61 years of age, a pedestrian, was crossing Waters Avenue West just east of Wilsky Boulevard when she was struck by a vehicle traveling westbound on Waters Avenue.  Detectives have developed leads identifying the suspect vehicle as a 2005-2011 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck, silver in color, which should have damage on the right front.  Sherry Hunter died at the scene as a result of the injuries she sustained.  Photos of vehicle are not of the actual suspect vehicle.
 
Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspect involved in this Hit and Run Fatality.  Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspect 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 the P3 Tips Mobile application.  Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward.

 
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TPD Detectives Want to Identify Suspect Possibly Responsible for Multiple Vehicle Burglaries
August 01, 2017

STATUS: SOLVED
On July 28, 2017 at approximately 11:00 p.m., an unknown suspect broke into a vehicle at 3701 Corona Street West in Tampa and took various items including the victim's credit card.  A short time later, an unknown black male suspect made fraudulent purchases at a variety of stores in East Tampa.  Law enforcement believe the pictured suspect could be responsible for multiple vehicle burglaries that have occurred recently in the Virginia Park neighborhood.  
 
Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspect(s) involved in these cases.  Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspect(s) 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 the P3 Tips Mobile application.  Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward. 
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HCSO Detectives Want to Identify Suspects Using Stolen Credit Cards
July 28, 2017

STATUS: OPEN
On July 21, 2017 at 3:00 a.m., at least two unknown suspects kicked in the front door of the victims residence in the 4500 block of Dreisler Street in Tampa announcing themselves as "police".  The victims were asleep and when confronted by the suspects they were ordered to the ground.  The suspects restrained the victims then ransacked their bedroom.  The suspects fled the residence with cash, credit cards, a gold chain and a Glock handgun.
 
Shortly after the robbery, two of the victim's credit cards were fraudulently used at the CVS at 6701 Dale Mabry Highway North and the Walmart at 7011 Waters Avenue West in Tampa.  The suspects were captured on store surveillance video at the Walmart.  The suspects utilized a tan, 1995-1999  Jeep Grand Cherokee to travel to both stores.
 
The suspects are described as a Hispanic male, approximately 6'0", 240 lbs., wearing a gray t-shirt, jean shorts, black shoes and a black baseball hat.  The second suspect is a black or Hispanic female, approximately 5'06", 145 lbs., long black hair and was wearing black pants and a black long sleeve shirt.
 
Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspects involved in this case.  Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the 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 the P3 Tips Mobile application.  Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward. 
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HCSO Detectives Investigate Riverview Business Burglary
July 28, 2017

STATUS: OPEN
On July 24, 2017 at 3:57 a.m., an unknown black male was captured on video surveillance jumping the fence at Tampa Tactical Supply located at 6611 US Highway 301 in Riverview.  The suspect was seen peeking into windows on the property.  The suspect attempted to cut the alarm wires on the south side of the property in order to make entry but failed to enter the building.  The suspect is described as a black male, 5'08", 170 lbs. and was wearing a white shirt, blue jeans, red gloves and a gray hat.
 
Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspect involved in this case.  Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspect 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 the P3 Tips Mobile application.  Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward. 
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Pasco Detectives Want to Identify Suspect(s) Who Shot Into an Occupied Residence
July 28, 2017

STATUS: OPEN
On July 25, 2017 at approximately 1:20 a.m., unknown suspect(s) fired several shots into the mobile home residence at 17409 Driftwood Lane in Lutz.  During the time of the shooting, the residence was occupied by two elderly females who were not injured.  Surveillance cameras captured a vehicle leaving the area at the time heading west on Driftwood toward State Road 54.  The suspect vehicle is believed to be a dark colored sedan, possibly black in color.
 
Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspect(s) involved in this case.  Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspect(s) 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 the P3 Tips Mobile application.  Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward. 
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PCPD Detectives Work to Identify Armed Robbery Suspect
July 27, 2017

STATUS: CLOSED
On July 17, 2017 at approximately 6:15 pm, an unknown black male approached the victim as they crossed paths on the street in the 1800 block of Alabama Street in Plant City and asked him is he was a "gang banger".  The suspect pulled a silver firearm with black grips from a black leather shoulder bag he was carrying and demanded the victim's Golden State Warriors hat.  The suspect was described as a black male, in his 30's, 5'07", approximately 220 lbs., dark complexion, muscular build and according to the victim he was acting strange.
 
Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspect involved in this case.  Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspect 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 the P3 Tips Mobile application.  Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward.
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Pasco Detectives Ask for Information in Attempt Robbery at Jewelry Store
July 25, 2017

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On July 21, 2017 at approximately 10:55 am, a robbery was attempted at the Kiefer Jewelers located at 24144 State Road 54 in Lutz.  At least five suspects exited a silver Honda and ran up to the business.  The suspects were unsuccessful in gaining entry due to the locking mechanism on the front door.  One suspect is a black male and the race of the other male suspects is unknown.  The suspects were described as wearing masks, hoods, gloves and at least one suspect was seen to be armed with a black handgun.  The vehicle used by the suspects had been reported as stolen but has been recovered by law enforcement.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspects involved in this case.  Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the 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 the P3 Tips Mobile application.  Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward.

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TPD Detectives Want to Identify Suspect Making Unauthorized ATM Withdrawal
July 24, 2017

On June 18, 2017 an unknown black male used a debit card owned by a 90 year old victim without her permission.  The card was used to make a cash withdrawal at the ATM located within the McDonald`s located at 501 MLK Boulevard East in Tampa.  The suspect is a black male, mid 30`s, 6`02", 225 lbs. and wearing a dark colored t-shirt and light pants.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspect involved in this case.  Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspect 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 the P3 Tips Mobile application.  Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward.

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Pasco Detectives Work to Identify 7-Eleven Robbery Suspect
July 24, 2017

On July 22, 2017 at approximately 11:28 pm, an unknown suspect entered the 7-Eleven located at 6001 Trouble Creek Road in New Port Richey while wearing a gray cloth type mask covering his face.  The suspect approached the cashier while brandishing a pocket knife and demanded money.  After receiving cash, the suspect fled north on Madison Street on a bicycle.  The suspect is described as a white male, late 20`s, light brown hair, possibly having red facial hair and wearing a light colored long sleeve under shirt with a dark colored t-shirt over it, dark pants, dark shoes and a green baseball hat with a white symbol on the front.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspect involved in this case.  Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspect 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 the P3 Tips Mobile application.  Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward.

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HCSO Detectives Ask for Information from the Public in Homicide of Janessa Shannon
July 16, 2017

On July 12, 2017 at approximately 9:41 a.m., the victim, Janessa Shannon, 13 yoa, was discovered deceased by a hiker in a heavily wooded area within the Triple Creek Nature Preserve located at 13305 Balm Riverview Road in Riverview.  Janessa had been reported as missing by her father.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspect(s) involved in the homicide of Janessa Shannon.  Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspect(s) 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 the P3 Tips Mobile application.  Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward.



TPD Detectives Want to Identify Suspect Who Stole a Credit Card Processor
July 13, 2017

STATUS: SOLVED
On July 11, 2017 at approximately 11:30 am, an unknown black male entered the Boost Mobile located at 10310 30th Street North in Tampa and took a credit card processor from the counter.  The suspect left on foot walking toward the Ashford Place Apartments.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspect involved in this case.  Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspect 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 the P3 Tips Mobile application.  Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward.
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TPD Detectives Investigate Pizza Store Robbery
July 07, 2017

On July 6, 2017 at 10:13 pm, an unknown black male entered the Marco`s Pizza located at 4711 Gandy Boulevard West in Tampa with a blue shirt covering his face.  The suspect displayed a firearm and ordered the manager to open the safe.  The suspect was caught on surveillance video and is described as a black male, 5`10" to 6"0", 160-170 lbs., wearing a white t-shirt, blue jeans, black sneakers and a had an Air Jordan backpack on.  The suspect fled in an unknown direction with the cash.  Detectives believe this suspect may be responsible for a robbery that recently occurred at the Citgo located at 4702 Gandy Boulevard.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspect involved in this case.  Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspect 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 the P3 Tips Mobile application.  Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward.

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TPD Detectives Ask the Public for Information in Tampa Shooting
July 07, 2017

STATUS: WANTED

Update:  Detectives have issued a warrant for Dejonta Jerome Felder, B/M, 12/15/1994.

On July 3, 2017 at 1:25 pm, the victim and an unidentified subject engaged in an altercation in the street in the 3400 block of Phillips Street in Tampa.  At some point the suspect shot the victim multiple times.  The victim fled to the backyard of 3408 Phillips Street where he died as a result of the injuries he sustained.  The victim was identified as Julius R. Carter, 32 years of age.  Witnesses described the suspect as a black male, tall, approximately 6`0", 220 lbs., early 20`s and was seen fleeing the area in a gray 4-door vehicle.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspect involved in this case.  Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspect 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 the P3 Tips Mobile application.  Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward.



New Port Richey Detectives Work to Identify Suspect Who Phoned in Bomb Threat
July 07, 2017

STATUS: SOLVED

On June 29, 2017 a Bomb Threat was called in to the Publix located at 5127 US Highway 19, New Port Richey, within the Southgate Shopping Center.  The unknown male called the store and asked to speak to the District Manager reference a bomb being placed inside a store.  No suspicious packages were located at the store.  Through the investigation, detectives have developed a suspect who was caught on surveillance video at a difference Publix store filing a complaint earlier the same day while the subject made a return to the store.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspect involved in this case.  Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspect 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 the P3 Tips Mobile application.  Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward.

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TPD Detectives Search for Early Morning Hit and Run Driver
July 01, 2017

On July 1, 2017 between 3:03 am and 4:23 am, an unknown suspect struck a pedestrian as he was crossing 2nd Avenue at 25th Street in Tampa.  The suspect fled the scene in an unknown make vehicle.  The victim was identified as Charles Edward Slater, 46 yoa.  Slater died as a result of the injuries he sustained.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspect involved in this case.  Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspect 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 the P3 Tips Mobile application.  Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward.

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