This man shown in a surveillance photograph taken Sept. 26 is wanted in connection with a series of catalytic converter thefts at Largo dealerships.
Photo courtesy PCSO
A close-up view of the suspect.
LARGO - Detectives from the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Burglary and Pawn Unit are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a subject caught on video surveillance stealing catalytic converters from a local auto dealership.
According to the sheriff’s report, two Largo dealerships are involved, Car Pros Auto Sales, 8181 Ulmerton Road, and M & D Motors Inc., 10450 68th St. N. Similar thefts have occurred at various dealerships between Sept. 26 and Oct. 5.
Detectives say that the suspect or suspects have been breaking into the businesses in the evening or early morning hours.
The Sheriff’s Office released surveillance photographs of a black male in his late teens or early 20s wearing a black shirt with a tattoo on the right side of his neck at one of the dealerships where a theft occurred.
Anyone who recognizes the individual in the photographs or has information related to the case is asked to contact Detective Michael Hilliard of the Burglary and Pawn Unit at 582-6200, or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS.