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Polk County Sheriff's Agricultural Crimes detectives are seeking information about a business burglary that occurred at Albritton Excavating in Alturas.

Between 2:40 a.m. and 3:45 a.m. on Monday, June 17, 2013, unknown suspects entered the business property located at the dead end of Pitt Road in Alturas, and took from different vehicles parked there:  four series-31 truck batteries with screw top posts; one heavy duty truck battery; one full five gallon gas tank; and the suspects also siphoned 15 gallons of gas from a truck parked at the business.

A video surveillance photo of the suspect photo can be seen here.  It is possibly a Chevrolet S-10 Blazer, unknown color.

If anyone has information about this incident they are urged to contact the PCSO Ag Unit at 863-534-7205.


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: 6/17/2013