Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives are seeking the public’s help in a burglary investigation.
Between October 31, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. and November 1, 2017 at 5:45 a.m., a burglary and grand theft occurred at Electrical Engineering Enterprises located at 5950 Hwy 17 S in Bartow. An unknown suspect entered a secured fence then utilized a large truck to lift containers of scrap copper from their location under a canopy and onto a trailer. Approximately 2,000lbs of scrap copper valued at $4,400.00 was taken.
Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective Berganza at 863-499-2400.