Palm Harbor hit with multiple car burglaries

Palm Harbor, Florida -- Detectives are asking for the public's help nabbing a car burglary suspect who may be linked to multiple burglaries in the Palm Harbor area.

Detectives say the car burglaries have occurred in the area of Tampa Road to Alderman Road and ALT 19 to Belcher Road. The suspect has been entering unlocked cars and removing items from inside the vehicles.

At times, the vehicles have been stolen when the keys have been left inside. There has not been any reported sign of forced entry to any of the vehicles.

The first incident occurred on Feb. 11 and the most recent incident occurred on the evening of Monday, March 11.

During the most recent incident, the suspect is seen on surveillance video walking towards the victim's driveway, opening the door of the vehicle and entering the vehicle through the driver's door. The suspect is seen rummaging through the victim's belongings inside and then exiting the vehicle and walking away from the driveway.

The suspect is described as a white male in his early 20's wearing a light-colored T-shirt and shorts with light-colored tennis shoes.

The investigation continues.

Anyone with information on any of these car burglaries is asked to contact Detective Adam Sarlo the Burglary/Pawn Unit at (727) 582-6200 or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward contact Crime Stoppers at 1800-873-TIPS or


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