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On Thursday, January 29, 2015, the Lakeland Police Department arrested three individuals in the theft of $3,066.00 worth of Michael Kors purses and jewelry from Dillard’s, 3800 Highway 98N.

Detectives were conducting surveillance based on their investigation of ongoing thefts of Michael Kors purses and jewelry from the Dillard’s store when the three defendants walked into the store. The defendants walked directly to the Michael Kors purses and all three took a total of 17 purses valued at $3,066.00 and left the store without paying for them. The defendants were apprehended by detectives waiting outside the east entrance/exit to the store.

Arrested:

Timothy James Gillins (B/M)
174 SE Sharon Lane
Lake City, FL
DOB 6/27/75

Takerra Joanae Wright (B/F)
1134 Gilmore Avenue
Lakeland, FL
DOB 4/18/94

Marquise Denard Allen (B/M)
220 Carolyn Drive
Lakeland, FL
DOB 4/22/97

All three were charged with Grand Theft (F3) and Marquise Allen was also charged with Violation of Probation (M1).

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Have you seen Cody Hunter Wiley? If so, please contact LPD Investigative Aide Charlene Ali at 863-834-8974.

Cody Wiley was last known to be in the area of 726 Hollingsworth Road/Lakeland High School on Friday, January 23, 2015.

Cody was last seen wearing an orange t shirt, jean shorts and red Nike high top shoes. He has ADHD and Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) and is currently not on his medication.  Cody is 15 years old, 5’6”, and weights 135 lbs.


Have you seen Liliany Martinez? If so, please contact LPD Investigative Aide Charlene Ali at 863-834-8974.

Liliany Martinez left her residence in the 700 block of Hull Street the evening of January 18, 2015 and has not returned. Lakeland Police are looking for any information on the whereabouts of Liliany.

Ms. Martinez is 16 years old, 5'5" tall and weighs approx 120 lbs. She was last seen wearing blue jeans and a black jacket. She has black hair with highlights and wears blue contact lenses.


On Sunday, December 7, 2014, three suspects concealed several hundred dollars of merchandise from the Ulta Beauty store, 919 Lakeland Park Center Drive #344 in Lakeland. Management from Ulta advised that the suspects may be connected with a larger retail theft organization that is responsible for thousands of dollars of stolen merchandise. The group is believed to target larger markets specifically in Orlando and Tampa. The suspects are described as two Hispanic females and one Hispanic male.

Anyone with information on the identification of these individuals is asked to contact Lakeland Police Department Detective Nicholas Pollice at (863) 834-8958, 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 #14-24954
Detective Pollice
Bulletin #CS-15-02