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Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputies are asking for the public’s help in a Vehicle Burglary investigation.


On Sunday, January 08, 2017, PCSO deputies responded to Lake Thomas Drive, Winter Haven, in reference to a vehicle burglary.  During the investigation, deputies learned two other vehicles had also been burglarized in the area.  In all three incidents, the vehicles were unlocked.


Video surveillance from a neighbor’s residence was obtained.  The video captured images of five black males walking back and forth on Lake Thomas Drive between the hours of 1:00 am and 1:30 am, Sunday morning.  All appear to be wearing hooded sweatshirts.


Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863.298.6200.


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 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:
Wood, Donna
                                                Date: 1/9/2017