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Antonio M. WheelerSuspect Sought for Home Invasion
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!

Detectives from the Polk County Sheriff's Office and Bartow Police Department are seeking to locate an individual wanted for a home invasion in Bartow. The suspect, Antonio M. Wheeler of Lakeland, AKA "Goof Troop," is wanted for the home invasion robbery of a Bartow residence. The suspect is also wanted for questioning by the Polk County Sheriff's Office for crimes in the unincorporated area of the county. The suspect is described as a black male, DOB 05/21/79, 5'10, 160 pounds with short hair. Anyone with information on the location of Antonio Wheeler should call Detective John Joiner with the Polk County Sheriff's Office at (863) 534-6379, or Detective Randy Rolling with the Bartow Police Department at (863) 534-5040.

Anyone with information who wishes to remain anonymous and be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward is asked to call Polk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS.

Media Contact: Sterling Ivey, 863 534-6377 or 819-0221, pager
April 24, 2000


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