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Man robs bank; sheriff begins investigation
By Times Staff Writer
Published December 13, 2007
The Pasco Sheriff's Office is investigating a bank robbery that occurred at 3:40 p.m. Wednesday at the Bank of America, 1910 Bruce B. Downs in Wesley Chapel. A man walked into the bank, gave a teller a note and left with an undetermined amount of cash. There were no injuries and no weapons were shown. The bandit is described as a white man, with a medium build, 30 to 40 years of age, between 6 feet and 6 feet 6. He had black hair, biker jacket, gray shirt, blue jeans, sunglasses and a mustache. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Detective Kevin Macomber, toll-free, at 1-800-854-2862, ext. 7462.
Store burglarized, money is missing
Linda Carr, manager of Dade 301 Adult Toys and Videos, came to work Wednesday morning and found the front door unlocked and an undisclosed amount of money missing, according to Pasco Sheriff's Deputies. Carr told deputies that several employees have keys to the store, at 15401 U.S. 301. Whoever broke in did not trip the security alarm, according to the arrest report. Deputies did not reveal the amount of money stolen, but the report said it was equivalent to the store's daily operating money.