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The Lakeland Police Department arrested William McGee in reference to the Attempted Sexual Battery that occurred on May 19th at Lake Hollingsworth. The Special Victims Unit worked the case following up on numerous leads which lead to the identity of the suspect. Detectives were able to get DNA samples from items the suspect had touched and yesterday, LPD was notified by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement that it was match to McGee.

Detectives located McGee early this morning and interviewed him at which time he confessed. He spoke to detectives at Lake Hollingsworth this morning about the attempted sexual battery. He has been charged with Kidnapping and Attempted Sexual battery. We appreciate all tips and help from the community in getting McGee off the street and in jail.


Update -  The man found in Lake Morton on June 17th has been positively identified as Belvin Gene Young, W/M, 58 years of age. The manner of his death was accidental and the cause was drowning, a medical examiner determined. There were no signs of trauma and no foul play is suspected. The next-of-kin has not been located as of today. Mr. Young was a transient with no permanent address. 

On June 17th at 11:58am, the Lakeland Police Department responded to 35 Lake Morton Drive to what appeared to be a body floating in Lake Morton. The witness observed what he first thought was a shoulder and upon closer examination, discovered it was a body. The Lakeland Fire Department responded and utilized their boat and a flotation device to get the body to shore.

The Violent Crimes Unit responded to investigate and a preliminary investigation reveals that the victim is a white male, approximately 50 to 60 years of age. The body was in a state of decomposition and bloated which indicated the victim had been in the water for an extended period of time. No obvious signs of foul play were observed. There was no identification on his person and he has not been identified at this time. The body was transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office and an autopsy is being performed at this time to determine the manner and cause of death. 


Lakeland Police need help locating Alberick Lamone Callaway. There are two warrants out for his arrest.

Alberick Lamone Callaway

5’6”, 160 lbs.

38 years old

Anyone with information on the location of this person is asked to contact caia@lakelandgov.net, 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 #14-24132      Bulletin CS #15-41



An unknown subject is suspected of taking property from a residence within the City of Lakeland, on May 16, 2015, between 5:00-6:00 p.m.

The victim later located his property outside of Metro PCS, 137 N Wabash Avenue.

LPD Event #15-10056  -   Bulletin CS #15-40