Siesta theft suspects caught on tape

The tape shows this male suspect. Photos courtesy the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has released surveillance video of two suspects using allegedly stolen credit cards at Macy’s, with the hope the video will help officers identify and catch the thieves.

The credit cards reportedly were taken from the trunk of a rental vehicle parked at Siesta Key Beach Access 5 on Aug. 31. The victim’s financial institution reported the cards were used at Westfield Sarasota Square in two transactions totaling nearly $800, a Sheriff’s Office news release says.

Store security officers reportedly determined the cards were used by the man and woman seen on surveillance video, which can be viewed on the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office YouTube channel,

One suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his late 20s, 5 feet 11 inches tall, between 160 and 170 pounds,

The female suspect in Macy’s.

with short black hair and glasses. The other suspect is a white female in her late 20s with long dirty blonde hair.

Anyone with information on these suspects can leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS (8477), going online at or sending a text message by texting TIP109 plus a message to CRIMES (274637).