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Polk County Sheriff's detectives are seeking information about the burglary of a Lake Wales residence during which the suspects removed furniture, electronics, ammunition, a bullet-resistant vest, and firearms.

Sometime between Friday, July 5th, and Monday, July 8th, unknown suspects broke into a residence in the 200 block of Canal Drive in Lake Wales and removed the aforementioned items, including:

A blue steel .45 caliber Smith and Wesson 1911 handgun

A black 9 mm Glock model 26 handgun

A blue steel .357 Taurus handgun

A black .45 Colt 1911 handgun with a brown grip and silver scope

A nickel-plated .22 caliber handgun

A black Bushmaster AR-15

A black unknown model AR-15

A black 12-gauge Mossberg shotgun

A brown and black 12-gauge Remington shotgun

If anyone has information about this incident they are urged to contact the Polk County Sheriff's Office at 863-678-4115.


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: 7/10/2013