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Attempt to Identify – Strong Arm Robbery Suspect

On January 16, 2015, at approximately 8:40 a.m., an unidentified male entered the Race Trac at 2750 N Road 98 and began concealing household cleaning and other products in his jacket. The employees of the store observed his actions and blocked the door in an attempt to prevent the suspect from leaving. The suspect forcibly pushed the employees away from the door and fled on a blue or green bicycle in a northeasterly direction. The suspect stole approximately $75 worth of products.

The suspect is described as a black male, 45-55 years of age, approximately 5’9”-6’ in height with an average build and a full beard. The suspect was wearing a dark green jacket with a hood with a black sweatshirt underneath, blue jeans and black tennis shoes.

Anyone with information on the identification of this individual is asked to contact Lakeland Police Detective Nicole Cain at 863-834-8957, 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 #15-1125               Detective Cain               Bulletin CS #15-06



Lakeland Police Investigating Strong Arm Robbery

On Thursday, August 14, 2014, at approximately 2:37 p.m., two individuals entered the Mark Twain Smoke Shop, 124 West Main Street, and committed a strong arm robbery. During the robbery, the 76-year-old female owner was battered by the black male depicted in the images, receiving non-life threatening injuries. The black male was accompanied by the lighter-skinned male inside the business. The suspects were able to escape with a total of $18.00.  

Anyone with information on the identification of these individuals 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.



Attempt to locate Derrick Antoine Head. Head has a warrant for his arrest on Strong Arm Robbery charges. The incident occurred at Belk, 1400 Town Center Drive. The subject could possibly be at 1227 Waterview Dr.

Derrick Antoine Head
B/M, 5’8”
10//25/1985

Anyone with information on the location of Derrick Head is asked to contact the Lakeland Police Department at 863-834-6900, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477. To be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers.

LPD Event #13-18583      Detective Hathcock