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

At approximately 5:21 am, on Saturday, November 30, 2013, a small dark colored vehicle stopped in front of a residence on King James Court, Lakeland, where a resident had parked their unsecured vehicle.    

A thin white male exited the dark colored vehicle and entered the victim’s vehicle, ransacking the interior.  The suspect was wearing a dark shirt, jeans and gloves. 

Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective Michael Rushing at 863-499-2400, 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: 12/17/2013