Information Sought: Armed Robbery
From the
Files of . . .
Polk County Crime Stoppers
Polk County Sheriff's Office Robbery Detectives are seeking the public's help in finding an armed robbery suspect identified as Rodney Deshun Smith, DOB 10/7/79, whose last known address was 6936 Wilson Avenue in Bradley.  On September 28, 2002, at 9:40 p.m., Smith entered the Winn Dixie supermarket at 6902 South Florida Avenue in Lakeland, brandishing a silver-colored semi-automatic handgun.  Smith robbed the safe in the manager's office, took an undisclosed amount of cash, and fled.  He is believed to be in an older model blue Delta 88, with the front grill missing.  The vehicle belongs to Christopher Green, AKA "T.T. Cook", DOB 8/21/66, who may be accompanying Smith and is wanted for questioning in this incident.

Smith is possibly in the Pahokee area, in Palm Beach County near Okechobee.

He has prior arrests.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Rodney Smith should contact PCSO Robbery Detective Richard Davis at 863-534-6379.  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward should contact 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
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February 1, 2001

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