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Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s help in a Check forgery investigation.

Between Sunday, January 5, 2014, and Monday, January 6, 2014, three different individuals visited the Wahneta Supermarket located at 3301 Rifle Range Road, Winter Haven, and passed a business check to the clerk.  In all three incidents, the checks had been forged.  Detectives are attempting to identify the individuals who passed the checks.  The individuals are described as:

1) A white male wearing a faded green or khaki cap, and gray button up shirt.

2) A white male, wearing a red t-shirt with a logo printed on across the chest, dark pants and a dark ball cap.

3) A white female with short brown hair wearing a long-sleeve black shirt with a logo printed across the chest.

Anyone who may have information about this investigation, is urged to contact the Detective Steve Mills if any information 863-292-3355, 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: 2/21/2014