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Car burglaries in Winter Haven

Oct 16, 2023
Media Contact : Carrie Horstman, Administrator

CRIME: CAR BURGLARIES
CRIME SCENE: MISTY MORNING DRIVE, WINTER HAVEN
POLK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE CASE #23-41583

During the early morning hours of Tuesday, October 10, 2023, the suspect seen here went through the neighborhood of Misty Morning Drive (off of Thornhill Drive) and flipped car handles, opening the doors of the unlocked cars and stealing items from within. The suspect did steal a 9mm handgun from one of the vehicles. The suspect was wearing a hoodie and carrying a satchel across the front of his body.

Click here to see the video of the crime.

If you have any information that could be helpful to this investigation, please contact Detective Kennedy at (863) 297-1111 or at dkennedy@polksheriff.org.

If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Heartland Crime Stoppers in one of four ways:
• CALL 1-800-226 TIPS (8477)
• DIAL **TIPS from your cell phone
• VISIT www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com and click on "Submit A Tip,"
• DOWNLOAD the free "P3tips" app on your smartphone or tablet.

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