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Polk County Sheriff's Robbery detectives are seeking the public's help in locating two known suspects who both have Polk County warrants for their arrests for Armed Robbery.


The personal robbery occurred around 4:15 p.m. on Friday, February 15, 2013, in the parking lot of the Pepsi plant located at 4100 South Frontage Road in Lakeland.  The victim agreed to meet a friend at that location, and during the meeting, he was robbed at gunpoint by 27-year-old Paul Wright, Jr. (DOB 8/10/1985), and 21-year-old Tony Eugene McDonald, Jr. (DOB 12/8/1991). 


Wright and McDonald could either be in the Lakeland or the Plant City area.  Recent photos of them are attached.  Both have Polk County warrants for their arrests, and additionally, both have Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office warrants for their arrests for other crimes there.



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: 2/18/2013