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Polk County Sheriff’s Office Agriculture deputies are asking for the public’s help in a Burglary and Fuel Theft investigation.

During the predawn hours of Monday, February 18, 2013, two unknown subjects broke into a pump shed located in the area of Forest Lake Drive and U.S. Highway 27, near the Heart of Florida Hospital in Davenport.

Approximately 50 to 75 gallons of red dye diesel fuel valued at approximately $200.00 was removed.   Video surveillance captured the images of the two suspects who were seen driving a 2005-2007 four-door, Ford, diesel pick-up truck with bolt on finder flares.

Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective Jay Scarborough at 863.534.7205 or 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: 2/21/2013