Brandon Man Breaks into Store, Threatens Employees

Corey Dyal faces multiple charges after breaking into The Car Store in Seffner.

A Brandon man is facing multiple charges after breaking into The Car Store in Seffner and threatening employees.

Corey Dyal, 26, of 1315 Borden Rd., Brandon, is charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a weapon, burglary of a business, felony criminal mischief and discharging a firearm in public.

According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Dyal went to The Car Store at 804 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Seffner, at 8:39 a.m. Friday, March 1 to see a friend who owns the business. 

Once there, witnesses say Dyal started to act strange. He pulled a knife on his friend outside in back of the business and shot a gun several times. He then armed himself with a shovel and threatened an employee and used the shovel to break the windows of several cars in the business' lot, witnesses told sheriff's deputies.

The employees fled out the front door of the business when Dyal kicked in the back door.

Deputies arrived at which time Dyal threatened to harm himself. The deputies were able to take him into custody without incident.

Joe March 01, 2013 at 10:13 PM
Piece of trash. Hope you enjoy jail. You and your brother are scumbags
Sammy Carlisle March 03, 2013 at 07:48 PM
There's mental health issues there,idiot.
Jane Smith April 16, 2013 at 09:56 AM
Corey is bipolar and was supposed to be taking Depakote to treat the symptoms of bipolar. He apparently had abruptly stopped taking his medication. A combination of that, lack of sleep for several days & rumors that he was under the influnce of
Jane Smith April 16, 2013 at 09:59 AM
Illegal drugs, that certainly DOES NOT give him the right to threaten to kill innocent people. I, myself am bipolar & take Depakote. I also have abruptly stopped taking my meds before & I've NEVER had threatening people on my list of things to do. That's a piss poor excuse!


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