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Heartland Crime Stoppers

SOLVED! Car Thefts & Burglaries.

Jul 14, 2022
Media Contact : Brian Bruchey, PIO

Esaias Torressuspect photo***UPDATE: JULY 20: This suspect has been identified as 23-year old Esaias Torres of Winter Haven, and he has been arrested. Also arrested for their involvement in several car burglaries along with Esaias were 25 year old Isaiah Torres of Winter Haven, 31 year old Nelson Espinal of Winter Haven, and 23 year old Austin Gonzalez of Lakeland.

The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating car thefts and burglaries in the area of South Florida Avenue and Shepherd Road in Lakeland. 

The crimes were reported on July 14th.

The man in these photos may have information regarding this case, so we are trying to identify him and speak with him.

If you recognize him and/or know how to make contact with him, please call Detective Pfingston at 863-499-2400 (Case #22-29582).

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