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Detectives have identified the "John Doe" as Angel L. Velez-Carde, H/M, 32 yoa

We thank everyone for your assistance!


On Friday, July 10, 2015, the Lakeland Police Department responded to the Dixieland Antique Store, 1111 S. Florida Avenue for the second time in reference to a robbery. The first robbery occurred on July 4, 2015 in which the suspect held a 7 year old against his will while demanding money from the business. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect fled from the business. On Friday, July 10, 2015 the suspect returned to the store and for the second time demanded money from the business, as well as other patrons that were in the store. During this robbery, the suspect held a pointed object to the neck of one of the patrons. After receiving an undisclosed sum of money, the suspect fled the store.

During a search of the area, the suspect was located and positively identified by the victims. Lakeland Police arrested “John Doe”, 33 yoa, H/M on 3 counts of Robbery (Strongarm) with weapon, Aggravated Assault with weapon and child abuse. He is currently in the Polk County jail.

Currently we do not have a positive ID on this individual. If you have any information on his identification, please contact the Lakeland Police Department. 


The Lakeland Police Department needs to identify this suspect of an aggravated battery that occurred on April 18, 2014, at approx.  11:00pm at the Circle K, 111 Robson Street, Lakeland, Fla.

The suspect and victim exchanged words at the gas pump. The suspect struck the victim causing the victim to be knocked to the concrete sustaining a head injury.

If you can identify this suspect, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1.800.226.8477.