Date: March 14, 2001 "For Immediate Release"
To: News Media
From: Sheriff Lawrence W. Crow, Jr.
Media Contact: Michal Shanley, 863 534-6631 or 819-0397 pager

Sterling Ivey, (863) 534-6377 or 819-0221, pager


Polk County Sheriff's Office Bureau of Special Investigations detectives arrested 2 suspects March 13, 2001, during an undercover operation targeting lewd activity at Saddlecreek Park in the Lakeland area. During the undercover operation, the following were arrested and charged: 

Henry Lawson, DOB 12/30/61, of 777 North Old Berkley Road in Auburndale, occupation: Metris Company, charged with Exposure of Sex Organ and Committing Lewdness. 

Paul Miller, DOB 4/29/41, of 7531 Forest Way in Lakeland, occupation: retired, charged with Exposure of Sex Organ and Committing Lewdness. 

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

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