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Heartland Crime Stoppers

Pipkin Road burglary

Apr 27, 2022
Media Contact : Alicia Manautou, PIO

***UPDATE: MAY 6TH/2:30pm***
Thanks to several Crime Stoppers tips this suspect has been identified as 25-year old Austin Tice of Lakeland. Tice was arrested and charged with Burglary (six counts) and Petit Theft (three counts). Thanks to all who provided information.

Detectives from the Polk County Sheriff's Office are trying to identify and locate the suspect in this video.  

On the morning of Wednesday, April 27th this suspect burglarized three RVs at the StorQuest Self Storage Unit on Pipkin Road West in unincorporated Lakeland. At one point in the video, the suspect is seen pulling a grill that he removed from one of the RVs. 

The suspect was wearing a Reebok sweatshirt, a dark colored hat, and dark pants. It is believed he is frequently in that area. 

If you recognize this suspect, please contact Detective Wright at 863-577-1626 (Case #22-17935).

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