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Lakeland Police Investigate Early Morning Home Invasion

Lakeland Police Investigate

Early Morning Home Invasion

 

 

Lakeland, Fl. (November 7, 2016) – On November 7, 2016 at 12:57 a.m., the Lakeland Police Department responded to a Home Invasion at 3237 Cleveland Heights Boulevard. The victim, Claudia Chritton, stated after hearing a doorbell she looked outside and observed an individual running away. Approximately 5 minutes later, Mrs. Chritton then heard a second doorbell sound and opened the door to tell the individuals to leave; however, the suspects waited outside of the door and entered the residence. 

 

A total of four suspects entered the residence and at least one was armed with a handgun. The suspects tied up Mrs. Chritton and threatened to do bodily harm to Mr. Chritton if he did anything. The suspects stole numerous electronic items and well as some cash. The suspects also stole the victim’s vehicle; a 2012 Black Buick Lacrosse, bearing Florida tag BGU-C84.

 

At approximately 1:30 a.m., Lt. Brent Addison observed a vehicle speeding in the area of Bartow Road and North Crystal Lake Drive. Within a few minutes, Lt. Addison observed a vehicle crashed into a ditch at the intersection of Main Street and Don’s Court. Inside the vehicle were three suspects that matched the physical and clothing descriptions provided by the victims. Also, inside the vehicle were several items that were taken from the victim’s residence. The three suspects were taken into custody and transported to LPD.

 

The vehicle discovered in the ditch was not the victim’s stolen vehicle and was identified as a reported stolen vehicle out of Kissimmee. The license plated attached to the stolen vehicle was reported stolen out of Jacksonville. The victim’s vehicle is still reported as stolen and has not been located at this time this time.

 

Arrested and charged with 2 counts Armed Robbery and 1 count of Armed Burglary:

 

1.     Julio Alcantar, 16 years old from Kissimmee

2.     Joseph Alcantar, 15 years old from Kissimmee

3.     Isiah Coffy, 19 years old from Lakeland

 

 

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On Tuesday, July 28, 2015, between 8:11 p.m. and 8:20 p.m., two unknown subjects stole a vehicle from Circle K, 3025 Kathleen Road.

Suspect # 1 is wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with white writing, red shorts, black slides and white socks.

Suspect #2 is wearing a camouflage tank top, dark colored shorts and black slides with no socks.

Anyone with information on the identification of these individuals are 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 #15-15142  -  Bulletin CS #15-58


On Sunday, September 7, 2014, between the hours of 10:38 a.m. and 3:48 p.m., a vehicle was taken from Lakeland Regional Medical Center, 1324 Lakeland Hills Boulevard. At approximately 6:45 p.m., the subject pictured entered Publix at 1905 Highway 60 and stole five 24-pack cases of beer. He then got into the stolen vehicle and fled east on Highway 60.

Anyone with information on the identification of this individual 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.


LPD Event #: 14-18473 Detective Todd Bailey




On Wednesday, June 25, 2014, an unknown female subject stole a silver Ford F250 (recovered) from Rightway Fuel & Food located at 1144 Memorial Blvd E.


The subject is described as a white female with blonde/brown hair, last seen wearing a bright colored tank top with spots, jean shorts, and flip flops.

Anyone with information on the identification of this female 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.


LPD Event 14-13180 Detective Bailey