Lake Wales, Florida – Burglaries are common everywhere. Often they happen to unlocked vehicles at night. In this case several have happened in the Lake Wales area involving breaking and entering. Here is a list of recent burglaries.
Burglaries reported around Monday:
Lake Wales Police responded to 322 Scenic Hwy S in reference to a burglary to a conveyance. The victim stated his employee found his vehicle broken into. He checked his vehicle and property had been taken. There are no leads or suspects in this case at this time.
Lake Wales Police responded to 221 S.4th St (Church of the Good Shepherd)in reference to a burglary to a conveyance. The victim advised officers the burglary occurred between the hours of 1pm and 2:15pm. She explained she exited the church around 2:15pm and found her vehicle with a broken driver side rear window and she found her purse in the trash can at the southeast corner of the church. The only item missing from the vehicle is a coin purse containing approximately $15.00. No suspect at this time.
Lake Wales Police Officers responded to robbery in progress at 409 4th St N (Kirkland Gym). A description of suspects was broadcast and a perimeter set up. The suspects were located and detained. The victims positively identified the suspects and they were arrested. All parties involved in this case are juveniles. There were no injuries. This burglary is an ongoing investigation.
Burglaries reported around Tuesday:
Lake Wales Police Officers responded to a residence on Nassau Ave. and met with the victim who told them an unknown offender entered into her residence without her knowledge or consent and removed property. Entry was made by prying the lock mechanism on the back door. Case turned over to investigations.
Lake Wales Police Officers responded to Pearl Street and met with the victim in this case. The victim told officers that some unknown offender entered into this residence without his knowledge or consent and removed property. This incident occurred sometime between 9:15am and 1:30pm while all residents were at work. Case turned over to investigations.