Saturday, November 10, 2018

One of the Shell station burglars Nov 5th wearing same Air Jordan basketball shorts and shoes as one of the armed robbers at 5 Guys Burgers 5354 Fruitville Sarasota May 3rd 2018.


One of the Shell station burglars on Nov 5th was wearing the same Air Jordan basketball shorts and shoes as one of the armed robbers at 5 Guys Burgers 5354 Fruitville Sarasota on May 3rd 2018. Sarasota Police Dept is looking to identify 4 black male burglary suspects call Detective Jessica Sullivan 941-954-7076. These burglars and armed robbery thugs appear to be working the Fruitville Rd area in Sarasota Fl. 
The Shell Station is on the corner of Fruitville Rd and 300 N. Washington Blvd, a high traffic area, just one block from the Sarasota County Jail and two blocks from the Sarasota County Police Dept.. The Citgo/Dodge Store is at 3580 Fruitville Rd at the intersection with Beneva Rd, also a high traffic area, 5 Guys Burgers is at 5354 Fruitville Sarasota. These thugs work with military type precision, in and out in less than 2 minutes in areas that are heavily patrolled by the Sarasota County Sheriff Dept. and the Sarasota Police Dept., very bold moves, these guys know cops response times, they also know the interior of the stores.
Sarasota Police Dept. Detectives are looking for help identifying 4 black male burglary suspects who were caught on camera burglarizing two convenience stores on Monday, November 5, 2018. 
Between approximately 1:10 a.m. and 1:30 a.m., on Monday, November 5, 2018, the four black male suspects were caught on camera breaking the front doors of the Shell Station (300 N. Washington Blvd.) and Citgo/Dodge Store (3580 Fruitville Rd.) and stealing an unknown amount of cigarette cartons.  
It is just a quick 4 min drive from the Shell Station on the corner of Fruitville Rd and 300 N. Washington Blvd to the Citgo/Dodge Store at 3580 Fruitville Rd. The dirtbags specifically targeted only cartons of cigarettes, no lotto tickets, no cash drawer, just cigs. Looks like a gang out of the Newtown section of Sarasota that just might link to the robbery at the 5 Guys Burgers 5354 Fruitville Road in Sarasota on May 3rd, 2018.
The exact number of cigarette cartons and value are unknown. Detectives believe the same four suspects are involved in both cases. Anyone with information on this case, please call Detective Jessica Sullivan at 941-954-7076 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS or online at www.sarasotacrimestoppers.com
The 4 black males that burglarized the Shell Station on the corner of Fruitville Rd and 300 N. Washington Blvd on November 5th, 2018 and the Dodge Store at 3580 Fruitville Rd appear to resemble the 3 black males at the 5 Guys Burgers armed robbery at 5354 Fruitville Road Sarasota on May 3rd, 2018. One of the burglars at the Shell station on November 5th was wearing the same Air Jordan basketball shorts and shoes as one of the armed robber at the 5 Guys Burgers 5354 Fruitville Road in Sarasota on May 3rd, 2018.
Bradenton 'Burger King' Armed Robbery Same M.O. As Sarasota 'Five Guys Burgers' Armed Robbery 3 Black Males Came in Back Door. Manatee County Detectives are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Sunday night, 7/15/2018, An employee had left the door open to take out the trash. A Manatee County Sheriff's report described the suspects as "three black males" who entered through the rear of the store. Sarasota County Sheriff Detectives are currently investigating an Armed Robbery that occurred Thursday night, 5/03/2018, at 5 Guys Hamburger joint in Sarasota, "three black males" came in the back door. The 3 Black Males Who Fit Description of the Thugs Who Murdered Travis Combs do Armed Robbery Five Guys Restaurant 5354 Fruitville Road Sarasota Fl.

Bradenton: A fast-food restaurant back door that was left propped open so an employee could take out the trash also let in three black males, at least one of which had a gun, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office. Three black males went into the open back door of the Burger King in the 8502 E State Rd 70 in Bradenton around 9:20 p.m. Sunday night, 7/15/2018, according to the Manatee County sheriff’s office. One of the men, armed with a handgun, went up to the restaurant’s manager and demanded money. The men ran from the Burger King with an undetermined amount of money, according to the sheriff’s office. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.
Sarasota County Sheriff Detectives are currently investigating an Armed Robbery that occurred Thursday night, 5/03/2018, at 5 Guys Burgers 5354 Fruitville Road in Sarasota, "three black males" came in the back door.
3 Black Males Who Fit Description of the Thugs Who Murdered Travis Combs do Armed Robbery Five Guys Burgers 5354 Fruitville Road Sarasota Fl. Detectives are currently investigating an Armed Robbery that occurred Thursday night, 5/03/2018, in Sarasota. Deputies first responded to the Five Guys restaurant at 5354 Fruitville Road at 11:08 p.m. According to store employees, three black males entered the business, (looks like through the back door in photo above), wearing masks and carrying guns. The suspects took money from the safe as well as cell phones and wallets from employees. 
Note in the photo above to the far left that one of the black thugs has the employee down on the floor with a gun pointed to the back of his head, fearing for his life, also note one of the thugs is wearing black basketball shorts with white block vertical lettering on his left leg, (looks like JORDAN). I have seen these type of shorts before, the white lettering is on the sides of both legs. Did any of the armed robbers say “give it up”?
One of the armed robbers at the Five Guys Restaurant was wearing black basketball shorts with white block vertical letters and black sneakers with a distinctive white rubber sole, see photo above. Members of the Sheriff Department agency’s K-9 Unit responded but were unable to locate the suspects. 
Apparently it looks like one of the thugs who robbed the Five Guys Restaurant is a 'Air Jordan Fan'. A witness in the parking lot reported they may have been traveling in a black Nissan Altima. The black male suspects are all described as being between 5’9” and 5’11” tall with medium builds. They were wearing dark clothing, masks and gloves. Anyone with information is asked to contact our Criminal Investigations Section at 941.861.4900.


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