|Suspect Sought: Burglary/Grand Theft||
Files of . . .
|Polk County Crime Stoppers|
|More than 30 orchids were reported stolen during two
separate burglaries that occurred at a private greenhouse
at Starr Lake Nursery, near Lake Wales. The burglaries
are believed to have occurred between 9 p.m. July 20,
1997, and 6 a.m. July 21, 1997. Additionally, the nursery
was burglarized during the early morning hours of July
26, 1997. The orchids range in value from $20 to $200
Polk County Sheriff's Office Agricultural Deputy Rob Oakman is in charge of the investigation.
A reward of up to $1,000 may be awarded for information leading to the arrest or indictment of a suspect or suspects. Anyone with information is asked to contact Polk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS. Anonymity is Guaranteed!
September 23, 1997