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Lakeland game camera theft

Aug 14, 2022
Media Contact : Alicia Manautou, PIO

Polk County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an investigation and needs your help to identifySuspect the suspect. 

At around 5:30 p.m. on August 14, 2022, a game camera in the southeast Lakeland area captured this photo of the suspect who was armed with an AR15 style rifle. He may have been illegally hunting. Before he left the area, he removed the game camera that captured the photo.
If you have any information that could be helpful to this investigation, please contact Detective Scarborough at 863-860-7731 or 

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