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Polk County Sheriff's detectives are seeking information about a burglary that occurred at the “Tractor Supply Company” located at 6945 US Hwy 98 N Lakeland.


On March 3rd, 2013 at approximately 8:31pm an unknown suspect entered the business by breaking the front glass door with a cinder block. The suspect removed 10 Husqvarna chainsaws valued at approximately $3000.00 to include: two 455 rancher models with 20" chain, two 450 models with 18" chain, two 445 models with 16" chain, two 435 models with 16" chain and two 240 models with 16" chain.


The unknown race, unknown sex suspect was clad from head to toe in dark clothing to include a black hoodie and mask. The suspect also appeared to be wearing gloves on their hands.


If anyone has information about this incident or can identify these suspects, they are urged to contact Detective Mark Walsh at 863.577.1600, 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: 3/12/2013