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INFORMATION SOUGHT IN ARMED BURGLARY  Sought 

Polk County Sheriff's detectives are seeking information about an Armed Burglary that occurred in Frostproof, during which several firearms were stolen.

Sometime between the hours of 9:00 p.m. on July 19th, and 3:00 p.m. on July 21st, uknown suspect(s) broke into the home located at 10 South Lake Moody Road in Frostproof and stole several firearms, as well as jewelry, coins, and a safe containing sensitive personal information.

Since the crime occurred, detectives have recovered three of the firearms. They were reportedly sold out of a small, 2-door black pick-up truck by an unknown black male in his 20s. He was described as thin, approximately 5'8" tall, with twists in his hair.

The following is a description of the items taken during the burglary:

GUNS: Three .38 caliber revolvers; Four .22 caliber handguns: an H&R, 2 Ruggers, and a Jennings; Two 357 revolvers: a Rugger, and a Colt; One .45 caliber Glock; One 32 Smith and Wesson; Three old BB guns; Two Musket Hand Gun Replicas; One 410 Shotgun; One 22 long gun.

JEWELRY AND COINS: 1921 Morgan Silver Dollars; 10 carat ring with purple stone; Gold ring containing black stone with ® on it; Gold Diamond Ring with 6 diamonds in a circle.

If anyone has information about this incident, they are urged to contact Detective Kevin Smith 863.287.8411.

 

Anyone with information who wants to REMAIN ANONYMOUS and be eligible for a CASH REWARD is asked to call HEARTLAND CRIME STOPPERS AT 1-800-226-TIPS or log onto www.P3tips.com to submit your tip via the web. For a secure and password protected mobile app for your smart device, go to the app store and download the free “P3tips” mobile app. No caller ID, no recorded lines, no tracking cookies, no saved IP addresses. Anonymity is Guaranteed!!

 
Media Contact:                                                   Date: 8/8/2012