Assistance Identifying Burglary Suspects

NEWS RELEASE 17-267 - DECEMBER 22, 2017

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The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance to identify two suspects who burglarized a business and stole several e-cigarette products.

Deputies responded to Roll Your Own Tobacco located at 5761 Beneva Road in Sarasota at approximately 3:30 a.m. Thursday morning for a report of an alarm activation. When deputies arrived, they discovered one of the glass window panes on the front door smashed out. Detectives obtained surveillance video from inside the store which shows two white males wearing gloves, ski masks, and hoodies, carrying a suitcase and a backpack. Most notably, one of the suspects is wearing a hoodie with the phrase “If it ain’t XO then it gotta go!” written on the back, and dark Nike shoes.

Anyone with information regarding the two suspects is asked to contact the Criminal Investigations Section at 941.861.4900 or submit an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers of Sarasota County by calling 941.366.TIPS (8477), or online at Surveillance video of the incident can be viewed on the sheriff’s office YouTube channel at