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On Saturday, September 7, 2013, at approximately 3:00 p.m., an unknown suspect entered the Bealls Department Store, 3565 Lakeland Highlands Road, and committed Grand Theft. The suspect grabbed several pair of jeans, ran out of the store and jumped into a gray car, possibly a Dodge.

The suspect is described as a black male, wearing a red shirt and black pants.

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

LPD Event # 13-17740  Detective Anderson


On Monday, October 21, 2013, at 4:35 p.m., an unknown white male attempted to walk out of the Walmart, 3501 S. Florida Avenue, with a shopping cart full of merchandise. The suspect was stopped outside the store and came back inside, but then fled on foot eastbound.

The suspect is described as a white male, 20-30 yoa, 5’6”, 200 lbs with brown Mohawk style hair. He was wearing a gray t-shirt with blue horizontal stripes, camouflage shorts and black shoes.

Anyone with information on 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 #13-20684 - Detective Burcham


    

On Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at approximately 11:00 p.m., unknown suspects took recycled cardboard bales from the rear of the Walmart store; 5800 US Hwy 98 N. Video shows that two vehicles approached the rear of the store and an unknown number of suspects loaded the bales onto the trucks.

One vehicle was a Ryder truck with a flatbed trailer, and a green Bobcat on the trailer. The second vehicle was a semi truck with a flatbed trailer.

Anyone with information on this incident, or the identification of the suspects 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.


            

On Saturday, September 28, 2013 at approximately 4:00 p.m., Lakeland Police responded to the J C Penney, 3800 Hwy 98 N in reference to a grand theft. Upon arrival, officers made contact with a loss prevention officer who stated the suspect was dropped off at the men's entrance and entered the shoe department. He stated the suspect removed some shoes from their boxes and concealed the merchandise in several JC Penney shopping bags. The suspect then exited through the catalog entrance with the shoes. The suspect did this twice. The suspect then fled in the suspect vehicle.

The suspect is described as a black female, 30 to 40 years old, wearing a soccer jersey with the number 8 on the back, shorts and a baseball cap.

The suspect vehicle is a black compact vehicle.

Anyone with information on the identification of the suspect or the vehicle, are 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.