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Sunday, Feb 07, 2016
Crime & Courts

Suspects sought in Lake Wales weapons theft

Polk County sheriff`s detectives are asking for the public's help in investigating a Lake Wales residential burglary during which several weapons were taken.

Between Friday and Monday, unknown suspects broke into a home in the 200 block of Canal Drive in Lake Wales and removed furniture, electronics, ammunition, a bullet-resistant vest and the following firearms:

Blue steel .45-caliber Smith and Wesson 1911 handgun

Black 9 mm Glock Model 26 handgun

Blue steel .357 Taurus handgun

Black .45 Colt 1911 handgun with a brown grip and silver scope

Nickel-plated .22-caliber handgun

Black Bushmaster AR-15

Black, unknown model AR-15

Black 12-gauge Mossberg shotgun

Brown-and-black 12-gauge Remington shotgun

Anyone with information in the case can remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward by calling 1-800-226-TIPS or log onto www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com and submit the tip.

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