Date: August 28, 2001 "For Immediate Release"
To: News Media
From: Sheriff Lawrence W. Crow, Jr.
Media Contact: Kim Garrett, (863) 819-1656 pager
Arrest Made in Attempted Abduction Cases from July 27, 2001

The Polk County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in the attempted abduction cases that occurred on July 27, 2001, in the Winter Haven area. 

At 9:45 p.m. today, Detectives arrested 19 year old Randall Keith Adcock, W/M, 12/29/81, of 809 21ST Street, Winter Haven, Florida. 

Attempted Armed Kidnapping 
Aggravated Assault (2 cts) 
Armed Kidnapping 
Armed Burglary 

The vehicle used in the attempted abductions is identified as a gold 1995 Ford Escort. 

Several people came forward as a direct result of upgrading the reward to $5,000.00. 

Detectives have ruled out any connection to the Winter Haven Police Shooting that occurred shortly after the attempted abductions. 

Sheriff Lawrence W. Crow stated, "This is just one example of how we can make a positive difference when the community is willing to get involved. "

Distribution: Undersheriff, Division Commanders, Communications, News Media

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