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North Lakeland lawn mower theft

Sep 14, 2021
Media Contact : Brian Bruchey, PIO

The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating a business burglary and grand theft that occurred on September 14th at Creative Edge Landscape (3010 Knights Station Road) in Lakeland.

Stolen was a 1999 white Ford F250, two trailers, and multiple pieces of lawn equipment.

The truck and a trailer were recovered, and then some of the equipment was located by the victim.

Among the still missing items are five lawn mowers (pictured).

The suspect in this case is 36-year old Leandre Kitt of Plant City, and detectives are looking for him. He is described as a black male, about 5'10" and 182lbs.

As you can see from the photo, Creative Edge Landscape is also offering a reward for the lawn mowers.

If you have any information regarding Leandre Kitt and/or the remaining stolen items, you are asked to contact Deputy Sheriff Creekmore at 863-577-1600 (case #21-38053).

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You will always remain anonymous when you send a tip through Crime Stoppers and you are eligible for a cash reward if your information leads to an arrest.Stolen Lawn Equipment