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Information Sought in Stolen Checks  Sought 

Polk County Sheriff's detectives are seeking information about the theft of a checkbook that occurred in Lakeland. Between the hours of 5:00 p.m. on February 22nd and 3:00 p.m. on February 25th, 2008, unknown suspects entered the gated business, Buriss Logistics, located at 1110 County Line Road in Lakeland and removed a checkbook from a vehicle parked there. One of the stolen checks was cashed at Washington Mutual Bank on Lakeland Highlands Road on February 25th. The suspect can be seen in video surveillance photos passing the forged check.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Det. Chad Anderson at 1-800-226-0344 or (863) 577-1600.


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: 3/14/2008