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:
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.