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Polk County Sheriff’s Office Agriculture deputies are asking for the public’s help in a Trespassing investigation.

Sometime before 7:00 am, on Saturday, November 9, 2013, the image of an unknown white male was captured on video surveillance.

The suspect, described as being between 5’8” and 6’ tall, wearing camouflage clothing; a long sleeve shirt, pants, and a two colored ball cap, appeared to be archery hunting.  The suspect had dark facial hair and has a heavy build.

The suspect was on private property behind a mobile home park off Costine Meadows Road, in Lakeland; he did not have permission to be on the property.

Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Deputy Doug Tanner at 863-287-2227 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!!

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                                                Date: 12/3/2013