Attempt to Identify

NEWS RELEASE 22-061 - DECEMBER 13, 2022
Attempt to Identify Ignite Vapor Armed Burglary Suspect - GRAPHIC

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to identify the suspect responsible for two armed burglaries.

On December 5th and 8th, two separate Ignite Vapors stores on Bee Ridge Road in Sarasota were burglarized. On December 5, around 2:30 a.m., the suspect shot the front door of the business, loaded a duffle bag with vaping supplies and exited through the back door before jumping a large concrete wall. Video surveillance from the December 8 incident shows the suspect again shoot the front glass and enter the business where he stole the register and later fled southbound on Cattlemen Road. The suspect is described as a white male with an average build.

Anyone with information related to either incident is asked to contact Criminal Investigations at 941.861.4244 or Crimestoppers at 941.366.TIPS or