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PCSO News Release

Media Contact:
Eleazer, Carrie

Public Information Officer 
News Date: 1/11/2011 

 Owners of Stolen Property Sought - PUBLIC VIEWING OF STOLEN PROPERTY SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, JANUARY 13th 


Polk County Sheriff's Property Crimes detectives are seeking the owners of several items of stolen property they recovered after serving a search warrant on December 2, 2010, at 110 11th Street in Wahneta. A suspect was arrested and charged in this case, however, detectives are still attempting to identify the owners of the property.

The property recovered consists of over 30 firearms (handguns and long-barreled guns), some jewelry, lawn equipment, and ATVs. 

A public viewing of the property is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2011, at the PCSO Southeast District substation located at 4011 Sgt. Mary Campbell Way in Lake Wales (just off of US Hwy 27, across from the Eagle Ridge Mall). 

Here is a partial list of items that will be available for the public to view and claim if ownership is proven: 

GUNS:

Several Smith & Wesson .45 caliber revolvers

Smith & Wesson 9 mm revolver

H&R .22 caliber revolver

Colt .38 caliber revolver

Ruger .22 caliber revolver

Hi Point 9 mm revolver

Beretta 7.65 caliber revolver

Walther PPKS .380 caliber rifle

Derringer Model TA .38 caliber revolver

Norinco chinese SKS 7.62 caliber rifle

Russian SKS rifle

Whippet .22 caliber rifle

Remington 12 gauge shotgun

Browning 12 gauge shotgun

Universal M-1 carbine .30 caliber rifle

Winchester model 70 with scope

 

MISCELLANEOUS: Three laptops and a powerbook, Old stamp collection, 42" television, 2 plasma televisions, 51 gold collector coins, several (over 20) rings, bracelets, and gold chains 

TOOLS: cordless drills, air stapler, cordless staple guns, concrete cutter, router, electric circular saw, ceramic tile cutter, palm sander, gas blowers, generators, socket set, torque wrench 

LARGE ITEMS: Three Yamaha 4-wheelers, a lawn mower, 2 box trailers 

If you have any questions about this case, please contact Detective Christy Smith at 863.534.6291.