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Wanted Suspect BRIAN BENDER Arrested

On August 22, at around 3:00 p.m., BRIAN BENDER, who was wanted for Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer, Domestic Violence Aggravated Battery and Domestic Violence Simple Battery was arrested by members of our Street Crimes Unit.

Bender had fled from law enforcement officers on August 12th, and managed to get away that night. Yesterday, his luck ran out and he was was spotted in the 2400 block of Chestnut Woods Drive. Once again he fled on foot but this time he was shot with a taser which stopped him in his tracks. Bender was taken into custody and he also had a heroin on him. Tonight, he will be sleeping in the Polk County Jail.

      

On Wednesday, September 23, 2015, between 3:00 a.m. – 6:00 a.m., two unknown subjects entered a screened room to a residence, while the residents were sleeping inside.

One suspect appears to have something, possibly a tattoo, on the outside of his left leg, just above the ankle.

Anyone with information on the identification of these individuals is asked to contact the Lakeland Police Department at caic@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 #15-19211  -   Bulletin CS #15-64


        

Lakeland Police need to identify the three suspects of a theft that occurred at Macy’s, 3800 Highway 98 North on August 24, 2015. 

Suspect #1 is a black female, 30 to 35 years old, 5’4”, 180 lbs., wearing a white shirt, gray sweat pants.

Suspect #2 is a black female, 30 to 35 years old, 5’9”, 160 lbs., had blonde hair which was cut like a bowl.

Suspect #3 is a black female, 26 to 27 years old, 5’9”, 120 lbs., wearing a black shirt and black pants. 

Anyone with information on the identification of this individual is asked to contact Lakeland Police at caic@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 #15-17136   -   Bulletin CS #15-62


        

UPDATE: August 5, 2015

**Update** On August 01, 2015 between 4:34 a.m.-4:43 a.m. the front door at David’s World of Cycles was shattered for a second time. 

Suspect #1: B/M, teen’s, black shorts, no shirt, black bandana on head, heavy build, approx. 6’0, w/backpack around his stomach. 

Suspect #2: B/M, teen’s, wearing black shorts, white shirt around the top of his head, approx. 5’5, thin. 


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On July 25, 2015, two unknown males shattered the glass door of David’s World Cycle, 2125 Florida Avenue S, and stole merchandise.

Suspect #1: B/M, heavyset, wearing dark pants, white shirt & appeared to have an apron on.

Suspect #2: B/M, thin, long hair (possibly dreads), wearing a white shirt, white longer athletic type shorts with a dark rear.

Anyone with information on the identification of this individual is asked to contact Lakeland Police at caic@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 #15-14947  -  Bulletin CS #15-57