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SOLVED! Theft at Defy Lakeland

Oct 15, 2022
Media Contact : Brian Bruchey, PIO

Both suspects have been identified. The suspect in the white shirt was identified as 16-year old Mekhi Burns, and the suspect in the black shirt is 15-year old Keali Valoy. 

Burns has been arrested and charged with petit theft and violation of probation. He was on probation for a burglary & theft.

A complaint affidavit has been filed for Valoy, charging him with petit theft.


Detectives from the Polk County Sheriff's Office are trying to identify both males in this short video, in reference to a theft of a wallet and purse at Defy Trampoline Park of Lakeland.

The theft occurred on October 15th, during the 9:00 p.m. hour.

After reviewing security video, the detective determined that that the items were taken by these two unknown suspects.

If you know the identities of either or both of these suspects, or you have other information regarding this crime, please contact Detective Colletti at (863)577-1631 or (Case #22-43373)

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