December 10, 2002
Lawrence W. Crow, Jr.
Shanley, 863 534-6631 or
Rodgers, (863) 534-6217 OR (863) 819-1856, Pager
PCSO Investigating String of Vehicle Thefts in SE Winter Haven
Polk County Sheriff's Detectives are
investigating a trend of vehicle thefts that occurred in southeast Winter
Haven the weekend of December 7-8, 2002. All of the vehicles taken
were red in color, and were all within a 2-mile range of each other in the
Lake Ned / Mahogany Run
The following cases occurred over the weekend:
Between 6:00 p.m. Friday and 2:00 p.m. Saturday, William Larsen's 1998 red
truck was taken from his residence at 215 Cleveland Avenue.
Between 7:00 p.m. Friday and 7:00 a.m. Saturday, Latasha Kendrick's 2000
Accord was taken from her residence at 4011 Lake Ned Circle.
Between 8:00 p.m. Friday and 11:30 a.m. Saturday, four storage units at
Apartments, located at 4200 Southeast Mahogany Run, were burglarized and a
motorcycle was taken.
Incidentally, another case that may be related occurred between 7:30 p.m.
and 6:30 a.m.
Monday night, December 2, 2002, when a 1987 red Chevrolet was stolen from
Southeast Dexter Shores.
If you have any information about these cases, please contact Detective
Carrie Powers at
863.297.1151. Anyone with information who wants to remain anonymous
and be eligible for
a CASH REWARD is asked to call Polk County Crime Stoppers at
Anonymity is GUARANTEED!