HCSO deputies seek help identifying shoplifting suspect

Posted at 4:39 PM, Sep 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-06 16:39:22-04

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Deputies are asking the public's assistance in identifying a shoplifting suspect.

The suspect entered the Sam Ash Music Store off Dale Mabry Hwy N pushing a stroller with a small female child on Sunday, August 28 shortly after 12:30 p.m., according to deputies. A Hispanic female also accompanied the suspect. 

Once inside, the suspect went into the room where the DJ equipment was located and removed a Pioneer Mixer Limited Edition valued at $1,800 by placing the item in the stroller. The suspect then exited the store without paying for the item.

Deputies describe the suspect as a Hispanic male, between 25 to 30 years of age and 6 ft tall. He has facial hair, a medium build and was wearing a Chicago Bulls "23"  jersey with dark t-shirt underneath and blue jeans.

Anyone with any information on the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200.

Anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this 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 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.