Information Sought: Armed Robbery
From the
Files of . . .
Polk County Crime Stoppers
Polk County Sheriff's Office Property Crimes detectives are seeking information concerning a criminal mischief that occurred during an unknown time on July 2, 2002, at a Florida Power Compound located at 1050 Lake Hatchineha Road, just west of Watkins Road in Haines City, Florida.

Unknown suspect(s) fired an unknown type gun at a Florida Power transformer causing it to lose cooling oil and the unit sustained substantial damage.  Due to the damage 25,000 Florida Power customers suffered a power outage. 

In addition to the Crime Stoppers reward, Florida Power is offering a $5,000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of person(s) responsible for this crime, and the reporting person can remain anonymous.

Anyone with information concerning this incident or identity of the suspect(s) should contact Polk County Sheriff's Detective Ann Cash at 1-800-226-0344 or 863-534-6291.

Anyone with information who wants to remain anonymous and be eligible for up to a $2,000 reward is asked to call Polk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS. Anonymity is Guaranteed! 

 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
Anonymity is Guaranteed!

February 1, 2001

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