Date: April 28, 2000 "For Immediate Release"
To: News Media
From: Sheriff Lawrence W. Crow, Jr.
Media Contact: Michal Shanley, 863 534-6631 or 819-0397 pager
5 Arrested During Undercover Operation

Polk County Sheriff's Office Bureau of Special Investigations detectives arrested 5 suspects April 27, 2000, during an undercover operation targeting lewd activity at Saddle Creek Park in the Lakeland area. During the undercover operation, the following were arrested and charged:

  • Joe Kilgore, DOB 6/22/42, of 844 Woodland Avenue in Lakeland, occupation: construction, charged with exposure of sex organ, committing lewdness and trespassing.
  • Sander Schrago, DOB12/5/37, of 4285 Summer Landing Drive in Lakeland, occupation: auto sales, charged with exposure of sex organ, committing lewdness and possession of cannabis.
  • Robert Foster, DOB 8/30/32, of 3134 Skyview Drive in Lakeland, occupation: trucker, charged with exposure of sex organ and committing lewdness.
  • Clifford Price, DOB 12/26/51, of Fort Myers, occupation: sales, charged with exposure of sex organ, soliciting to commit lewdness.
  • Bruce Chabot, DOB 1/6/51, of 148 Flamingo Street in Davenport, occupation: Disney World, charged with offering to commit lewdness.

The undercover operation was in response to reports of lewd activity in the public parks areas of Lakeland. All the suspects were arrested and booked into the Polk County jail. The investigation is continuing.



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