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Polk County Sheriff's deputies are asking for the public’s help in a Vehicle Theft investigation. 

On May 27, 2014, between 7:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., an unknown suspect entered the carport of a residence in the 900 block of M.L.K. Street, in Dundee.  Once under the attached carport, the suspect(s) stole a Gray 2001 Mercury Grand Marquis.  The vehicle was inoperable and appeared to have been loaded on a flatbed truck or trailer when it was removed. 

The stolen vehicle was later recovered in a grove, near Tank Road, in Lake Wales.  The dashboard, stereo equipment, and rear seats were removed from the abandoned car. 

Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Michael Britt at 863-438-9540, 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:
Eleazer, Carrie
                                                Date: 6/6/2014