Thursday, January 10, 2013
The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office releases surveillance photos to help capture the man who robbed a Chase bank in Brandon and the SunTrust bank in Seffner on Jan. 9, both within one hour of each other.
A man with a goatee is wanted in the robberies of two banks Jan. 9, starting with a Chase bank in Brandon and ending with the SunTrust bank at 701 West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Seffner. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's report, the first robbery occurred at around 11:48 a.m., when the thief entered the Chase branch at 10943 Causeway Blvd. and gave the teller a note demanding money. "The teller complied and after receiving an undisclosed amount of currency, the suspect fled," the report notes. Then, at around 12:36 p.m., the same robber is believed to have robbed the SunTrust bank in Seffner, again fleeing on foot. The robber is described as follows: ______________ Help Catch A Thief ______________
Monday, July 9, 2012
Great pains were taken for no gains in cash for suspects Robert Leon Suggs and David Eugene Hall, who allegedly used a stolen Caterpillar front-end loader and GM dump truck to swipe an ATM machine from a Bank of America building in Seffner.
A stolen Bank of America ATM machine yields no cash for frustrated thieves, found at a Seffner residence with the machine they stole using a stolen Caterpillar front-end loader and a General Motors dump truck, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. The two vehicles, registered to Better Roads Inc. were stolen from unknown locations in Hillsborough County at around 5 a.m. July 8, according to the sheriff's report. They reportedly were put into action about 11 minutes later at the Bank of America in Seffner, at 816 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. There, the Caterpillar was used to remove the ATM machine, which had cash and deposits inside, according to the report. The stolen ATM was put into the bed of the stolen GM truck…
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
The April 30 robbery of the Seffner branch of the Railroad & Industrial Credit Union on Kingsway Road in Brandon leaves an eyewitness, the only customer in the lobby, with a moment to remember.
As detectives seek the public’s help in determining who robbed the Railroad & Industrial Federal Credit Union in Seffner on April 30, one customer is stepping up to say she had an eyewitness view of the theft unfolding. The customer, who asked not to be identified, at least not until the thief is caught, said she was the only person in the credit union lobby, other than the two tellers behind the counter — and the robber. The eyewitness said she had just finished opening a bank account for an exchange student from France when she stepped in line to make a deposit. “I was approaching the teller and he [the robber] was behind me," she said. "The teller told him, politely, that she would be right with him. He said, ‘I forgot something,’ and…