|Information Sought: AGGRAVATED BATTERY SUSPECT SOUGHT|
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|Polk County Crime Stoppers|
County Sheriff's Office detectives are seeking the whereabouts of a known
suspect wanted in an aggravated battery that occurred on March 31, 2004.
Around 11:00 p.m., James "Scott" Burdine, DOB 2/25/69, engaged in a verbal argument with the victim at 6411 Stroud Road in Lakeland. After the argument, Burdine went to his teal-colored 1997 2-door Chevrolet Cavalier (FL tag G93 SXZ), retrieved a handgun, and fired at least one round in the direction of the victim, who was leaving the scene on an all-terrain vehicle. The victim was struck once in the right leg. He was treated and released from Lakeland Regional Medical Center.
Burdine is currently at large and is considered ARMED AND DANGEROUS. He may be in the Lakeland or Plant City areas. He has a warrant for his arrest charging him with 1 count Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, and 1 count Possession of a Firearm by Convicted Felon. Due to the use of the firearm, this is a 10-20-Life case.
Scott Burdine is described as a white male, 5'8", 145 lbs., bald, with brown eyes. Mug shots from his five prior arrests in Polk County can be seen on website www.polksheriff.org under Jail Information Inquiries, or under Crimestoppers.
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February 1, 2001