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

Sometime between September 1, 2013, and September 30, 2013, an unknown suspect(s) removed rescue equipment from the Volunteer Fire Department building located at 3801 Camp Lester Road, Lake Wales. 

The items taken included a Hurst Combo Tool (Jaws of Life), Hurst Hydraulic Ram, Hurst Cutting Tool, Halligan Tool, and an Axe. 

Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective Steven Goreck at 863-287-8411, 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: 10/10/2013