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    Help Us Solve The Homicide Case of Jonathan Charles-Pierre

    Johnathan "Jay" Charles was murdered on Monday, July 25, 2016 at his residence of 940 Castle Way. A witness reported seeing a suspect jump into a vehicle with possibly two other males inside. The vehicle has been described as green, with four doors and a folded temporary license tag.  More Information

    Crime Stoppers has authorized a reward of $8000.00 for information that leads to an arrest in this case.

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    • Lakeland Police Investigate Early Morning Home Invasion Posted 3 weeks ago
      On November 7, 2016 at 12:57 a.m., the Lakeland Police Department responded to a Home Invasion at 3237 Cleveland Heights Boulevard. The victim, Claudia Chritton, stated after hearing a doorbell she looked outside and observed an individual running away. Approximately 5 minutes later, Mrs. Chritton then heard a second doorbell sound and opened the door to tell the individuals to leave; however, the suspects waited outside of the door and entered the residence.
    • Suspect Sought in Subway Robbery Posted last month
      On Saturday, October 29, 2016, shortly after 7:00 p.m., the Lakeland Police Department responded to the Subway store in Plantation Plaza, located at 5395 North Socrum Loop Road, regarding a reported armed robbery. Witnesses reported that a suspect entered the business and confronted one of the three employees who were working at the time. The suspect, armed with a black and gray handgun, demanded money from the employee working the front counter. After the employee complied with the demands, the suspect took an undetermined amount of cash, placing it in his sweatshirt as he exited the building and fled on foot. No one was injured during the incident.
    • LPD Retains Florida Accreditation Posted last month
      The Lakeland Police Department is proud to announce that it has successfully retained its reaccreditation from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA).
    • More Victims Come Forward in Conti Jr Case Posted last month
      The Special Victims Unit has now identified four more victims, all of which were clients of Conti. The first three victims all involved “messaging/touching therapy” by Conti letting the victim believe that sexual contact by the him is consistent with or part of the treatment.
    • Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump To Visit Lakeland Tomorrow Posted last month
      Donald Trump is set to appear at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport’s Sheltair Hangar, 3440 Airfield Drive West, at 3 p.m. October 12. The doors are scheduled to open at noon. The Lakeland Police Department will be assisting the U.S. Secret Service with security, assisting with the traffic flow and crowd control.

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