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Lakeland Police Investigate Shooting at Chevron

On May 1, 2014 at approximately 5:15 p.m., Lakeland Police responded to the Chevron station, located at 1615 W. Memorial Boulevard in reference to a shooting which had just occurred. Upon arrival officers located a 15 year old black male with a gunshot wound to the lower back. The juvenile has been airlifted to Tampa; his condition is unknown at this time.

Officers have been able to determine that the juvenile was standing outside of a car at the Chevron station when shots rang out from a small grey vehicle headed westbound on Memorial. Police do not have any suspects in custody at this time.

The investigation is ongoing. If anyone has information on this incident, please contact the Lakeland Police Department at 863-834-6900.

More information will be released as it becomes available.


Crime Stoppers Bulletin - Verizon Wireless Business Burglary Suspect

        

On Sunday, March 16, 2014, at 5:48 a.m., an unknown suspect entered through the shattered window on the entry door at Verizon Wireless, 1494 Town Center Boulevard.

Video surveillance shows a black male with a hooded sweatshirt walking to the rear of the business and into the back office. He selected a few items and then walked towards the entry door. As he approached the entry door, he took two Apple phones that were display models and then exited the business.

During the burglary, the suspect is holding a tool with a handle on it. It may be an ax or sledge hammer.

Anyone with information on the identification of this individual is asked to contact the Lakeland Police Department at 863-834-6900, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477. To remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers.

LPD Event #14-5574              Detective Robertson


Crime Stoppers Bulletin - Attempt to ID Fraud Suspect

On Saturday, April 26, 2014, an unknown white male used the victim’s debit card to purchase items at Walgreen’s, 311 E. Memorial.

The suspect is described as a white male, wearing a white hat, black t-shirt and black pants.

Anyone with information on the identification of this individual is asked to contact the Lakeland Police Department at 863-834-6900, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477. To remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers.

LPD Event #14-8645              Detective O’Neill


Crime Stoppers Bulletin - Grand Theft Suspect - Ulta

On Monday, March 3, 2014, at approximately 7:50 p.m. an unknown male entered the Ulta, 3615 S Florida Avenue #320, and selected several bottles of perfume/cologne and left without paying for them.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic or Black male, 25-30 years of age, 5’7-5’8”, 150-155 lbs., wearing a black hat, white/black jacket, and black jeans. When he fled, he entered a candy apple red two door vehicle.

Anyone with information on the identification of this person is asked to contact the Lakeland Police Department at 863-834-6900, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477. To remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers.

LPD Event #14-4616              Detective Bailey