On Monday, February 5, 2018, around 2:24 a.m., an unknown suspect forced entry through the front gate of the DLD Granite business located at 1057 U.S. Highway 92 West in Lakeland. Once the suspect went inside the business, he or she removed multiple hand tools (valued at $5,000) and stole a black, 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pick-up truck. The pick-up truck has about $4,000 worth of merchandise or tools inside. The pick-up truck has the company logo, "DLD Granite" on the truck doors, and has a FL Tag "HAULBUT". The suspect drove the pick-up truck to the Smithbilt Industries Inc. business located at 1061 U.S. Highway 92 West and committed another burglary - stealing about $10,000 in merchandise.
The pictures below show the suspect inside the Smithbilt Industries Inc., building.