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On May 7, 2014, at approximately 12:45 p.m., a black male 30-40 years of age, 6’, 180 lbs., wearing a yellow and blue striped shirt, blue jeans and brown ankle boots entered Eye Express located at 5528 Hwy 98 N and stole over $300.00 worth of glasses and sunglasses.

The suspect was seen leaving the area driving a white older model van southbound on Hwy 98 N.

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 #14-9395 Detective Cain



        

On Sunday, April 14, 2014, between 2:00 a.m. – 6:00 a.m., unknown white males (possibly four) entered an abandoned building on the property of Key Safety Systems, 5300 Allen K Breed Highway. After the suspects cut the chain linked fence surrounding the property, they pried the door and entered the building.

The suspects had flashlights and were wearing headlamps to search the area. Three of the suspects appeared to be wearing gloves. The stolen property included a hand pallet lifter and copper wiring totaling $1,200.00. This business has been the victim of numerous burglaries in the past few months, LPD event #14-4767, #14-6749, #14-7676.

Anyone with information on the identification of these individuals are 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 #14-7676        Detective Robertson

    


On Monday, April 28, 2014, at approximately 2:00 p.m., the victim placed her purse behind the counter at Black Swan Bizarre, 229 Kentucky Avenue. Later in the day, she realized she was missing items from her purse.

Her bank card was subsequently used at WalMart, Target, McDonald's, Steak & Shake and 7-11 by two unknown black females.

Anyone with information on the identification of the females are 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 #14-8736 Detective Strickland


        

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