Police Catch Car Thieves after Crash

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Date / Time: 03/23/2011 @ 7:08 p.m.

Location: North 22nd Street and East Osborne Avenue

Suspect #1: Bracesia, Butts, B/F, DOB: 4/2/91 4201 17th St N 2nd Court Miami, FL 33142
Suspect # 2: Charles Harrington, B/M, DOB: 6/16/89 637 Surrey Way S St Petersburg, FL 33705

Vehicle Owner (Victim): Kaytrina Bell, vehicle was stolen out of St. Petersburg, not Clearwater as originally reported.
Stolen Vehicle: 2005 Ford 3-door
Date Reported Stolen: March 22, 2011


At 7:08 p.m. tonight, the Tampa Police Department initiated a pursuit of a vehicle report stolen from Clearwater, FL. The pursuit ended when the suspects crashed at the corner of East Hillsborough Avenue and 22nd Street. Both black male and black female occupants were taken into custody at the scene. A civilian vehicle and a police vehicle was damaged at the conclusion of the pursuit, with no injuries to anyone involved. Expect a small delay in traffic at that intersection until the vehicle can be removed. Detectives are on-scene conducting interviews.

Thanks in advance,
Lieutenant S. J. Lee
Tampa Police Department