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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.


Attempt to Identify - Business Burglary Suspect

    

On October, 16, 2013 at 3:27 p.m., an unknown suspect broke into M&D Auto Sales, 1230 E Main Street by smashing out the front glass door with a piece of concrete. Nothing was taken from inside the business, but the alarm pad was smashed.

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 be eligible for a cash reward you must contact Crime Stoppers.

LPD Event #13-20326          Detective Barrett


Attempt to Identify - Stolen Vehicle Suspect

    

On Wednesday, October 23, 2013, during the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., a 2012 black Suzuki GSXR 1000 Motorcycle, FL Tag #5250LP was stolen from the 1600 block of Crystal Court.

An unidentified male was riding the stolen motorcycle.

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 be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers.

LPD Event #13-20819          Detective Mackey


Attempt to Identify - Retail Theft Suspect

    

On December 2, 2013 at approximately 11:07 a.m., an unknown black male entered the Kohl’s Department store, 1401 Town Center Drive, and committed retail theft. The male selected 18 pairs of men’s jeans totaling $1,100.00 and exited the store without paying for the items.
 
The black male is described as approximately 6’0”, 220-250lbs wearing glasses. When he was confronted by loss prevention in the parking lot he dropped the items and ran across the parking lot. He entered a tan colored vehicle which fled the area. Loss prevention recovered the stolen items and the pair of glasses he was wearing, which fell off while he was getting into the vehicle.

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 be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers.

LPD Event #13-23352      Detective Robertson