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Missing / Endangered Adults

Missing and Endangered Persons

Have you seen Joan and Steven Reynolds? Please call 863.834.6900.

Joan, age 61, and her son Steven, age 31, were last seen at approximately 4:30PM, in the area of the Metro PCS store, located at 2826 Lakeland Highlands Road. The pair left in a 2007 blue Chevrolet Silverado truck 4 door with a Florida tag of Y3GMF.

Joan is described as 5' 7", weighing approximately 280 pounds with black hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a black pullover shirt with butterflies. Steven is described as 6' 4" tall, weighing approximate 110 pounds with blue eyes and light brown hair. He was last seen wearing a gray shirt with denim shorts.

It is unknown what direction or where they were heading after they left the store.



Have you seen Hector Rivera-Serrano?

Mr. Rivera is 74 years old and was last seen at approximately 6:00 AM in the area of Hartsell Ave/Ariana Street area. He was last seen wearing an unknown color long sleeve shirt, dark colored pants/shorts and black/white/red colored Champion shoes.

Mr. Rivera speaks some English and fluent Spanish. He is known to walk long distances.

Mr. Rivera is 5'9 and weighs approximately 160 pounds. He has gray hair and brown eyes.

If you see Mr Rivera, call 863.834.6900.

Stolen Car from Lakeland Involved in Pursuit


When the Plant City Police Department requested for assistance in reference to a pursuit, they advised LPD the driver of the vehicle attempted to ram police officers. Based on these circumstances, LPD initiated a pursuit for violent felony charges.

Stolen Car from Lakeland Involved in Pursuit


Lakeland, Fl. (February 7, 2016) – On February 7, at 2:36 pm., the Plant City Police Department requested assistance from the Lakeland Police Department in reference to a stolen vehicle they were pursuing eastbound on I-4 toward the city limits of Lakeland. For additional details on what occurred in Plant City, please give the Plant City Police Department a call at (813) 757-9200.


The stolen vehicle, a 2012 Kia Forte, had been reported stolen from the The Preserve Apartments in Lakeland on February 2nd.


At 2:45 p.m., Officer Scott Hutton observed the stolen vehicle at the Marathon Gas station, 4275 Lakeland Hills Boulevard and attempted to initiate a traffic stop. The vehicle failed to yield and fled northbound on Hwy 33.


At 2:57 p.m., Officer Hutton advised the stolen vehicle had wrecked in the roundabout in Polk City. A male suspect was immediately taken into custody after a brief struggle and the other occupant, a female, was later removed by additional responding officers.


Both subjects were transported to Lakeland Regional Health and their condition is unknown at this time. The male driver will remain in LPD custody, and upon his release be transported to the Polk County Jail. Their names are unknown at this time. Polk County Sheriff’s Office is working the accident and will release additional details at a later time.

Suspect Uses letgo Mobile App to Commit Attempted Robbery

Suspect Uses letgo Mobile App to Commit Attempted Robbery

On January 11, 2017 at approximately 7:30 p.m., the victims, James Few and his brother, Joseph Few arranged to purchase a 2006 Chevy Impala that was listed on mobile app letgo. James agreed to meet the defendant, Jarquez Harris, at the Lakewood Terrace Apartments.

After discussing the sale of the vehicle, James Few showed Harris $1000.00 in cash, and agreed to purchase the vehicle. While sitting in the backseat of the victim’s vehicle, Harris pulled a small semi-automatic handgun and pointed it at both victims. Harris demanded the money and counted down from five, but did not shoot the handgun. He then fled on foot without the money, and was wearing a Florida State University maroon sweatshirt.

Lakeland Police Detectives created a letgo profile and began to communicate with Harris about the purchase of a vehicle. Over the course of several days, Harris agreed to meet at the same location, Lakewood Terrace Apartments. When he arrived, Harris was wearing the same distinctive maroon FSU sweatshirt as before and he matched the same general description the victim gave.

Detectives made contact with Harris and he later admitted to the attempted robbery. Harris remains in the Polk County.