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PCSO News Release

Media Contact:
Wood, Donna

Public Information Officer 
News Date: 1/25/2007 

 Two Arrested in Kangaroo Express Convenience Store Robberies 


Polk Sheriff’s detectives arrested two men in conjunction with two separate robberies that occurred at the Kangaroo Express convenience store, 14571 US Highway 27, Lake Wales in December 2006 and January 2007. 

Terrance L. Broome, BM DOB 2-22-81, 1402 Avenue L. Haines City, was arrested and charged with Armed Robbery in the early morning Robbery that occurred on December 31, 2006,

Demetrus Broome, BM, DOB 3-29-82, 331 Tower Point Circle, Lake Wales, was arrested and charged with Armed Robbery, in the early morning Robbery that occurred on Sunday, January 21, 2007.

Witness interviews and video surveillance enabled detectives to determine the identity of each.  Warrants were obtained and the two men were arrested within minutes of each other at approximately 7:00 pm, Wednesday, January, 24, 2007.

The men are brothers.