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Deputies search for gas pump skimmers

SJCSO: At least 2 installed skimming device on Pilot Travel Center gas pump

Surveillance photos provided by St. Johns County Sheriff's Office
Surveillance photos provided by St. Johns County Sheriff's Office

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – At least two people are wanted in connection with installing a skimming device on a gas pump at the Pilot Travel Center on County Road 210 West late last month, the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office said. 

Investigators said a white man in his 30s with short dark hair and weighing 185 pounds was seen installing a skimming device on a gas pump at the travel center about 8:45 p.m. Aug. 26, along with another man with "similar physical features."

The two men had arrived in a white Ford cargo van, deputies said.

Anyone with information is asked to call SJCSO Detective J. Buck at 904-209-2181 or email jbuck@sjso.org. To remain anonymous and possibly be eligible for a cash reward, contact Crime Stoppers of Northeast Florida at 1-888-277-TIPS.