Deputies searching for person who damaged patrol car

Hillsborough County deputies say the suspect jumped on an unmarked patrol car causing over $1,000 in damage.

Damaged Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office patrol car
The suspect allegedly jumped on the roof of the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office patrol car causing over $1,000 in damage. (Photo: HCSO)

RIVERVIEW, FL (WFLA) – Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies are trying to find the person who jumped on top of a patrol car Friday night, causing over $1,000 in damage.

Deputies say they were responding to a large house party with over 200 people present around 11:17 p.m. Friday night in the Summerfield subdivision in Riverview.

While deputies were attempting to disperse the party, the male suspect jumped on top of the unmarked patrol car breaking the hood and rear window of the car. The car was parked near 13042 Avalon Crest Court at the time.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspect in this case. Anyone with any information regarding this case and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at, or text CSTB plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES). provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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