South Tampa Burglary Suspect Hits Three More Businesses
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Detectives believe the same suspect burglarized six additional businesses on July 23 and 24
Video from the Datz burglary can be found on www.facebook.com/tampapd or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9MVHzMgfWc
Video from the Kalupa’s Bakery burglary can be found at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qU4C_qmbVkw
August 11, 2011, 1:50 a.m., 2602 South MacDill Avenue, Kalupa’s Bakery
The suspect smashed out a glass panel next to the rear door and pried open an inside office door. The suspect left with cash.
August 11, 2011, around 2 a.m., 2616 South MacDill Avenue, Datz
The suspect smashed the front glass door and searched drawers and cabinets. Nothing was taken.
August 11, 2011, 4 a.m., 2601 South MacDill Avenue, Subway
The suspect smashed the front glass door and pried open an interior office door. Nothing was taken from the business.
Detectives Investigating South Tampa Burglary Pattern
Video from the Royal Palace Burglary is available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mz43ftdriYo or TPD’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/Tampapd
At 2:23, the suspect can be seen in the bottom left corner and at 2:23:15, there is a good shot of the suspect’s face.
Detectives believe the same suspect broke into several Davis Islands and South Tampa businesses. In several of the burglaries, the suspect fled when the alarm went off and officers responded. He left empty handed in the majority of the burglaries.
July 23, 2011 between midnight and 9 a.m.
Estela’s Mexican Restaurant
209 East Davis Boulevard
An unknown suspect forcibly entered the business by smashing in the front glass door.
July 23, 2011, between midnight and 9:30 a.m.
Royal Palace Thai Cuisine
811 South Howard Avenue
The suspect entered the business by smashing a sliding glass door. Once inside, the suspect ransacked the business and took cash.
July 24, 2011, 3:30 a.m.
717 South Howard Avenue
The suspect smashed a window and crawled inside. The suspect fled when the alarm sounded.
July 24, 2011, 3:42 a.m.
The Bungalow Restaurant
2202 West Kennedy Boulevard
The suspect smashed a window and entered the business. Once the alarm sounded, the suspect fled.
July 24, 2011, 4:49 a.m.
Miguel’s Mexican Restaurant
3035 West Kennedy Boulevard
The suspect entered the business, but there were no signs of forced entry. He fled when the alarm sounded.
July 24, 2011, 4 a.m.
Rick’s Italian Café
214 East Davis Boulevard
The suspect smashed the glass front glass door and entered the business. He fled with bottles of liquor.