Reward Offered for Golf Cart Thief Arrest

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the identity and arrest of the unknown suspect(s) responsible for the thefts of several thousand dollars worth of golf carts.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a series of twenty-three golf cart thefts that have been occurring in unincorporated Hillsborough County since December 2011.

The thefts began on December 6, 2011, and have continued into the 2012, with the most recent theft having occurred on January 23, 2012.

The majority of the thefts have occurred in southeastern Hillsborough County.

To date, these thefts have accounted for losses of $25,000 – $35,000 worth of golf carts. No suspect information is available at this time.

Anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of the suspect(s) responsible for these thefts 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 , text “CSTB plus your tip” to 274637 (CRIMES) or send a mobile tip using our new “Tipsubmit Mobile” application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads, and Droids. (Text STOP to 274637 to cancel. Text HELP to 274637 for help. Msg&Data Rates May Apply.)