May 15, 2003
Lawrence W. Crow, Jr.
Shanley, 863 534-6631 or
6 Arrested During Undercover Operation
Polk County Sheriff's Office Bureau of Special
Investigations detectives arrested 6 suspects May 14, 2003, during an
undercover operation targeting lewd activity at Saddlecreek Park in the
Lakeland area. During the undercover operation, the following were
arrested and charged:
- Kristoff Lamel, DOB 6/16/59, of Tampa,
occupation: monitor technician, charged with Offering To Commit
- Aldon Whitworth, DOB 12/4/68, of 123 Padgett Place
North in Lakeland, occupation: delivery, charged with Committing
Lewdness and Exposure of Sexual Organ.
- Corey Guthrie, DOB 2/13/84, of 127 Jenny Way in
Lakeland, occupation: mechanic, charged with Exposure of Sexual Organ
and Soliciting Another To Commit Lewdness.
- Manuel Lewis, Jr., DOB 2/26/29, of 1127
Halcyon Court in Lakeland, occupation: retired, charged with Soliciting
Another To Commit Lewdness, Committing Lewdness and Trespass After
- Kenneth Fishner, DOB 11/22/55, of Tampa,
occupation: not given, charged with Soliciting Another To Commit
- Bruce Gilispie, DOB 8/12/50, of 285 Harbord
Street in Lake Alfred, occupation: not given, charged with Exposure of
Sexual 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.