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Crime Stoppers Bulletin - Elderly Exploitation

The subject listed is targeting 55+ communities and acting as Evergreen Cleaning, a company specializing in “mold removal”, carpet and tile cleaning.

Although Mr. Toltin has not been involved in any cases being investigated by the Lakeland Police Department, information was received that he could be in the area.

Jason Toltin is described as a white male, 45 years old, 5’11”, 235 lbs with black hair and brown eyes.

If anyone has been a victim of Mr. Toltin, we ask that they contact the Lakeland Police Department at 863-834-6900.

LPD Event #N/A        Detective O'Neill


Attempt to Identify - Armed Robbery Suspects


On Wednesday, December 25, 2013, at 11:30 a.m., three unknown subjects entered the Chevron Food Store at 1615 W. Memorial Boulevard. The suspects followed the victim from the store, robbing him at gunpoint in front of 1701 W. Parker Street, taking his cash and wedding band.


The suspects are described as:

Suspect #1 — black male, approximately 5’10-6’1, 20-25 YOA, medium to thin build, wearing a long sleeved black top (owner advised black appears as purple tint on their cameras), camouflage long pants, and black tennis shoes. At the time of the robbery, the victim advised the suspect wasn’t wearing black rimmed glasses, as pictured. the suspect yielded a large semi-automatic handgun. A live .45 caliber bullet was located near the robbery location.

Suspect #2 — black male, wearing a red shirt, black pants and shoes.

Suspect #3 — white female, long dark hair, wearing a pink Nike shirt, pink and black shoes with tattoos on her lower back and upper left arm.

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


LPD Event #13-24908 Detective Hurley


January Chief's Chat

Lakeland Police Department’s next Chief’s Chat will be held on Monday, January 6, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the Community Room of the Lakeland Police Department, located at 219 N Massachusetts Avenue. 


A Florida Missing Child Alert has been issued for 4 months old, Ta'kera Gilbert

Cancel....Child was located at 334 W. 10th Street, Lakleand, Florida and detectives are following up with interviews of the parents.

 

A Florida Missing Child Alert has been issued for 4 months old, Ta'kera Gilbert, who was last seen at her residence, 1225 North Lincoln Avenue, Lakeland, Florida. The Department of Children and Family Services received court order today to take custody of the child due to concerns of the mother, Lisa Buckowski, current mental state and information that she is not taking her medication. There are no allegations of child abuse and no criminal charges at this time against the mother. The mother may be going to Tampa in an unknown vehicle. The above photograph of the left is of the mother.

Ta’Kera Gilbert is 4 months old and was last seen wearing white onesie with a pink design, pink pants, and a pink cap. She has black hair and blue eyes.

Detectives are currently following up on leads to locate the child and anyone with information on the whereabouts of Gilbert should call 911 or the Lakeland Police Department at 863-834-6966.