|Information Sought: Theft||
"For Immediate Release"
Files of . . .
|Polk County Crime Stoppers|
Theft of Historical Pistols from Museum
In a joint investigation, the Bartow Police Department and the Polk County Sheriff's Office are investigating the theft of three pistols stolen from the Polk County Historical Museum located in Bartow. Detectives believe the thefts occurred between June 26 and July 3, 1999. The pistols were stolen from locked displays and storage areas in the historical museum. The pistols are described as:
Detectives are seeking assistance in solving the crime, and encourage anyone with information who wants to be eligible for a reward to call the Polk County Crime Stoppers line at 1-800-226-TIPS. To speak to a detective reference the case, call Deputy Terry Storie at 863 499-2400 or Detective Phil Hendry of Bartow PD at 863 534-5034.
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
August 9, 1999