Upper Tampa Bay Trail Credit Card Bandits

On March 1, 2014 between 8:30 and 9:35 a.m., unknown suspects illegally entered four vehicles that were parked in the parking lot for the Upper Tampa Bay Trail. Various items were removed from the cars, including credit cards. The credit cards were used in various locations throughout Hillsborough County. Surveillance photos are from Target (10150 Bloomingdale Avenue, Riverview) and Wal-Mart (11720 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Seffner). The surveillance photos show the suspects making purchases with the stolen credit cards on the same day.

Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or 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 www.crimestopperstb.com or text “CSTB plus your tip” to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s assistance to identify the females seen in the surveillance photo.


#1 – Black female, approximately 5’7″, 350 lbs., wearing a pink tank top and tan skirt.

#2 – Black female, 30 – 49 years of age, 5’7″, 200 lbs., described as being overweight, 5’7″, and black hair in ponytail.

#3 – Black female, 30 – 49 years of age, 5’7, 200 lbs., large build long black wavy hair. Wearing a black top with denim jacket.

#4 – Black female, 5’8″, 140 lbs., medium build, tinted glasses, wearing black and white hat, black and tan sweater, blue jeans and black shoes.


Gold Buick, four door and White Chevrolet or GMC Panel Van.

10314 Wilsky Blvd.
Upper Tampa Bay Trail, Trailhead parking lot

Source: Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office