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PCSO: Car Burglaries at The Shores at Lake Sears

PCSO: Car Burglaries at The Shores at Lake Sears
The Shores at Lake Sears Community Sign

Winter Haven, FL – PCSO: Car Burglaries at The Shores at Lake Sears. On May 29th, Polk County Sheriff's Office (PCSO) deputies launched an investigation into multiple car burglaries at The Shores at Lake Sears, located at the intersection of Spirit Lake Road and Winter Lake Road in Winter Haven.

Security footage from one of the residences captured a suspect attempting to burgle two vehicles by flipping door handles. The video highlights the effectiveness of simply locking car doors to prevent such crimes. Watch the security footage here.

The suspect, seen wearing a black hoodie, black face cover, black Nike pants, black Crocs, and black/gray gloves, is also believed to be involved in other recent burglaries in the Jan Phyl Village area of Winter Haven.

How You Can Help:

  • If you recognize the suspect or have any information related to these burglaries, please contact Detective London at 863-297-1111 or via email at

  • For those who wish to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward, you can reach Heartland Crime Stoppers through the following methods:

  • CALL 1-888-400-TIPS (8477)

  • DIAL **TIPS from your cell phone

  • VISIT Heartland Crime Stoppers and click on "Submit A Tip"

  • DOWNLOAD the free "P3tips" app on your smartphone or tablet

The PCSO urges residents to always lock their vehicles and report any suspicious activity to help prevent further incidents. Community vigilance and cooperation are crucial in ensuring the safety and security of our neighborhoods.

Stay tuned for updates on this case and other important community safety information from the Polk County Sheriff's Office.


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