Sarasota police release photos of credit card thief

Posted on April 30, 2014 

From Sarasota Police Department:

Detectives with the Sarasota Police Department are looking to identify a suspect who burglarized a vehicle at Bird Key Park, stole several credit cards and then used one of the stolen credit cards at an area Shell gas station.

On April 2, 2014 between 12 p.m. and 12:30 p.m., a vehicle was burglarized at Bird Key Park. A beach bag, wallet and the contents were stolen. The suspect (photos attached) used one of the stolen credit cards at a Shell gas station at U.S. 301 and Fruitville Road in Sarasota a short time after the vehicle burglary occurred.

The suspect was a passenger in a dark blue or black, newer model sedan, possibly a Nissan or Toyota.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Detective Dwayne Shellhammer at 941-954-7014 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS (8477) or online at

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