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Attempt to Identify - Jimbo's BBQ Business Burglary Suspect

        

Between Saturday, November 23, 2013, at 9:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 24, 2013, 11:25 a.m., and unknown white male broke into the Jimbo’s BBQ, 1215 E. Memorial Boulevard and stole meat products.

The suspect appears to be a heavy set, white male, wearing a blue ball cap, light colored t-shirt, dark pants and sneakers.

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 #13-22894      Sergeant Lewis


Attempt to Identify - Forgery Suspect

        

On Wednesday, October 23, 2013, an unknown female, forged the victim’s signature at Winn Dixie, 1305 Ariana Street. The suspect also used the victim’s Bealls credit card to charge $730.00 in merchandise.

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 #13-21826      Detective O’Neill


Southwest Middle School Lockdown - Update

On November 21st at approximately 10:45 a.m., the Lakeland Police Department responded to Southwest Middle School in reference to a "suspicious male" wearing a backpack that was seen by two students with what appeared to be a gun on the edge of campus. One of the students thought the suspicious male had jumped the fence and was on school property. The school was immediately placed on lockdown and approx. 25 police officers, detectives, traffic enforcement and tactical officers responded to conduct an extensive search of the school. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office also assisted on the perimeter and search.

Shortly after 1:00pm, officers located a BB gun in a residential back yard next to the school were the girls saw the subject. Detectives located the man in his home next to the school and he admitted to having the BB gun outside and stated that he did not point the weapon at any of the students. After re-interviewing the students, officers believe he stayed on his own property and did not cross the fence onto school property as reported. No criminal charges were filed and the school lifted its lockdown shortly afterwards.

School Resources Officers and responding patrol officers utilized the rapid response approach which allows for a faster response to situations where a shooter has entered a school and is attacking students and teachers. Within 10 seconds, a detective advised he was at the school and additional police officers were responding from all specialty units throughout the city. Each responding officer acted swiftly and a command post was established, while maintaining a liaison with the administrators at Southwest Middle School during the lockdown. 


Wanted Person

Attempt to locate Derrick Antoine Head. Head has a warrant for his arrest on Strong Arm Robbery charges. The incident occurred at Belk, 1400 Town Center Drive. The subject could possibly be at 1227 Waterview Dr.

Derrick Antoine Head
B/M, 5’8”
10//25/1985

Anyone with information on the location of Derrick Head 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 #13-18583      Detective Hathcock