Tampa Bay Duo Nabbed in Parking Lot
Store location: International Plaza, Tampa, FL
Date: Dec. 6, 2010
Apple security cameras's captured three men (Julio Sotolonge-Chang, Yusuan Molina-Aleman, and a third unknown suspect) stealing three iPads at a Tampa , FL. Apple Store. Undercover officers working in the mall as part of an increased security operation nicknamed "Operation: Deck the Malls" got the call and caught up with two of the burglars in a silver Range Rover in the West Shore Plaza parking lot. The third culprit managed to escape. Investigators discovered more than just stolen Apple products in the truck. They also found over $10,000 worth of products, including watches, perfume, jewelry, and high-end clothes. Apple's eye in the sky sees all.