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Polk County Sheriff's deputies are seeking information about two related business burglaries that occurred at Ice House America stores in Lake Wales.

Around 12:56 a.m. on Wednesday, February 1, 2014, an unknown suspect driving an unknown make or model pickup truck parked behind the business located at 2531 SR 60 East, disconnected the power supply to the building, entered the building, and removed an undisclosed amount of cash.  Deputies also worked a similar burglary at the Ice House America located at SR 630 and Scenic Hwy during the same time frame.

A video surveillance image can be seen here.

If anyone has information about these incidents they are urged to contact Detective Bobby Abbatoy at 863.287.9500.


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:
Eleazer, Carrie
                                                Date: 2/6/2014