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On Saturday, October 4th, detectives continued to follow up on leads from the community and their investigative efforts in locating the suspect, Anthony Michael Jackomino. After conducting searches at several locations, around 7:00pm, the suspect was located by detectives at 725 Creative Drive in Lakeland and arrested without incident. Detectives also located his vehicle at this location and it was secured as it was believed to have been used in the offense. The investigation continues as detectives are still looking for the second suspect involved in the Armed/Occupied Burglary. The arrest of Jackomino within 48 hours of the incident is a result of the great work everyone did , to include the communities help and a crime stoppers tip.


UPDATE ***UPDATE

 

The suspect that was armed with the handgun in yesterday’s burglary and armed robbery has been identified by the Lakeland Police Department as; Anthony Michael Jackomino, DOB 10/8/79. Detectives worked throughout the evening and until early this morning following up on leads, obtaining a forensic sketch of the suspect and reviewing a tip from Heartland Crime Stoppers. Because of their diligent efforts, they  were able to obtain an arrest warrant for Jackomino. The charges are:

1.      Robbery with a firearm.

2.      Armed/Occupied Burglary to Residence With Assault

3.      Grand Theft

4.      Possession of a Firearm by Convicted Felon

Jackomino may be driving a 2003 silver Dodge Dakota pickup bearing Fl tag ARA-N69. He is considered armed and dangerous and if located, call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477.

 

On October 3, 2014, at 12:16 p.m., the Lakeland Police Department responded to 2428 Cambridge Avenue in reference to a burglary in progress.  The victim, Matthew Lindsey, 28 yrs old, arrived home to see a grey pick-up truck in his driveway. At that time, the victim thought this was the pest control driver’s vehicle so he entered the residence. A Hispanic male came from a bedroom with a handgun and pointed it at Lindsey’s head and told him to leave. Lindsey exited the house and then observed the Hispanic male suspect and a black male enter he pick-up truck and leave. Lindsey then called 911.The suspects were last seen driving eastbound on Easton Drive. Lindsey advised that several items had been stolen from the residence.

 

Suspect #1 – Hispanic Male, approx. 5’08” to 5’11”, 180 lbs, with an unkempt beard, medium build, 24 to 30 years of age. Last seen wearing a grey long sleeve shirt and orange ski cap. See the above forensic sketch.

Suspect #2 – Black male, slim with no other description.

 

Suspect’s Vehicle – Silver Dodge Ram, older model, single cab, with a pressure washer in the rear.

 

The suspects should be considered armed and dangerous and anyone with information on their whereabouts should call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477.


Violent Crimes Detectives worked throughout the evening on September 17 investigating a series of illegal events that occurred which lead to the traffic crash yesterday that Zhariya A. Holloway, 17 years of age, was killed in. Listed below is timeline of those events.

 

On September 16th, at approx. 11:24 p.m., the Lakeland Police Department responded to 828 Lexington Street in reference to a burglary of a residence. The homeowner, Zachary Edwards, returned home at around 11:20 p.m. and observed three unknown black males jumping out the southwest rear bedroom window of his residence. The suspects had dropped a duffel bag that had some of Edward’s belongings inside and then fled down an alley. Several other items were stolen from the residence and are still missing.

 

Uniformed officers and members of the Street Crimes Unit (SCU) responded to the area. SCU officers were in an unmarked police car and were checking the area of Angelina Lane a few blocks away from the burglary. At this time, they observed a vehicle backing out of a parking space at a quick pace. The officers could see that 2 black males were in the front seat and another occupant was in the rear seat. They continued on Angelina Lane and then tuned right onto Palmetto Street. SCU officers noticed that the vehicle was speeding up and had turned down Ingraham Avenue. SCU officers believed that this was possibly the suspect’s vehicle.  After the vehicle turned onto Lime Street and was now 4 to 5 blocks in front of them, officers discontinued following the vehicle due to their erratic driving. The officers discontinued their efforts in an attempt to stop the vehicle. The officers advised police communications that they had lost sight of the vehicle.

 

On September 17, 2014, sometime prior to 3:00 a.m., one of the suspects in the vehicle, Kaelin McKenzie Moody, called his father, John Allen Lott, and stated they had been in an accident at Sikes and Central Avenue. The father responded to the accident scene and located the vehicle in the wooded area. He then called the Lakeland Police Department and officers arrived at 3:07am. Officers located a 1997 Chevrolet, 2dr, Monte Carlo with Zhariya A. Holloway deceased in the back seat. The father and Kaelin McKenzie Moody was present when officers arrived on scene. McKenzie had some superficial injures as a result of the accident. The vehicle was towed to the police department’s crime scene storage facility to be processed.

 

While detectives are conducting their initial investigation and the traffic crash was being worked, Tony Holloway, reported his 1997 Chevrolet, Motel Carlo as stolen at 6:39 am from 731 Angelina Lane #3. This is the same vehicle recovered at the traffic crash. Holloway had stated that he had spoken to Kaelin McKenzie Moody earlier in the evening and he advised that Moody lived at 716 Angelina Lane #C. Holloway’s vehicle was left unlocked and with the keys inside at the time of the theft and had been stolen sometime after 8:00pm. When the stolen vehicle was examined at the crime lab, stolen property from victim’s house at 828 Lexington Street was located in the vehicle.

 

At the time of the crash, the vehicle had four occupants:

1.     Johnathan Deshawn Lott (Driver), DOB 3/26/96, 501 Lakeview Drive, Poinciana, Florida.

2.     Kaelin McKenzie Moody, DOB 1/19/96, 716 Angelina Lane #C, Lakeland.

3.     Juvenile 15 years of age.

4.     Zhariya A. Holloway, (deceased) 17 years of age, 932 Augusta Street, Lakeland.

 

Kaelin Moody and the 15 year old juvenile have been interviewed by detectives and they provided details of their involvement. Detectives are working with the State Attorney’s Office on the appropriate criminal charges which are forthcoming.

 

On September 17th, late in the evening, detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Johnathan Lott and he was arrested in Orlando at 1760 South Rio-Grande Drive. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the arrest.

 

Johnathan Lott was charged with:

1. Burglary of a Residence

2. Grand theft

3. Grand Theft Auto

4. Burglary of a conveyance

 

On September 19th, Johnathan D. Lott was charged with 3rd degree Homicide, Vehicular Homicide and Leaving the Scene of a Crash Involving Death. He remains in jail on no bond.  

 


On September 17, 2014, at 3:07 a.m., the Lakeland Police Department responded to a traffic crash on Sikes Blvd and Central Avenue. The vehicle, 1997 Chevrolet, 2dr, was south bound on Sikes Blvd in the inside lane and appeared to initiate a right turn onto Central Avenue. The vehicle lost control and left the roadway going airborne for a short distance and then struck a tree. The vehicles rotated counter clockwise and came to a final rest entangled in the wooded area west of the tree.

 

The decedent was located in the back seat and was pronounced deceased by Fire/Recue at the scene. The decedent has been identified as Zhariya A. Holloway, 12/1/96, 932 Augusta Street, Lakeland, Florida. The next of kin has been notified.

 

Police are still investigating the accident in an attempt to determine who was driving the vehicle and also to identify any other passengers that may have been in the vehicle. No other details are being released at this time