List of 41 arrested in Polk County retail theft bust

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Jose Gonzalez, DOB 11/9/81, of 507 Springfield, Chicopee, MA; charged with: one count Retail Theft; Gonzalez, who is here on business, was observed stealing a Belkin phone charger valued at $42.00 from a Walmart in north Lakeland; criminal history includes: Possession of Marijuana, DUI, Delivery of Controlled Substance, Indecency With a Child.

 

Miles David Wilson, DOB 8/4/64, of 1015 Florence Ave in Lakeland; charged with: one count Felony Retail Theft; he was observed stealing cologne and sunglasses valued at $500.00 from Belk at Lakeside Village; he receives gov’t assistance; his criminal history includes: Grand Theft, FTA, Larceny, Shoplifting, Carrying Concealed Weapon, Petit Theft, VOP

 

Naomi Guy, DOB 10/28/83, of 710 Strain in Lakeland; charged with: one count Felony Retail Theft (3rd or Subsequent Offense); Guy was with Shane Larmon; she was observed stealing shorts and a shirt valued at $20.00 from the Beall’s Outlet in north Lakeland; she receives gov’t assistance; her criminal history includes: Petit Theft, Shoplifting, VOP, Robbery, Battery, FTA, Giving False Name to LEO, Grand Theft, Fraud; she was just released from the Polk County Jail on March 4, 2014; she has been additionally charged by another PCSO detective in an active Fraud case during which she cashed forged checks at Amscot.

 

Shane Larmon, DOB 10/31/87, of 2405 Gress Lane in Lakeland; charged with: Felony Retail Theft (3rd or Subsequent Offense), Possession of Meth & Paraphernalia; he was with Naomi Guy; he was observed stealing a Nike belt valued at $18.00 from the Beall’s Outlet in north Lakeland; he applied for gov’t assistance in April 2014; criminal history includes: Petit Theft, Escape, Resisting Arrest, Battery on LEO, Burglary, Larceny, Grand Theft, FTA, VOP, Drug Possession.

 

Dijani Guilford, DOB 7/16/95, of 2224 S. Crystal Lake Dr. in Lakeland, charged with: Retail Theft; she was with Jasmine Jones & Qulyshia Adams; she was observed stealing cosmetics and clothes valued at $129.00 from a Walmart in north Lakeland; she receives government assistance; criminal history includes: Battery Domestic Violence.

 

JUVENILE MALE, 16-years-old, Lakeland; charged with: one count Retail Theft; the juvenile was observed stealing PS3 headphones and an iPod speaker valued at $130.00 from a Walmart in north Lakeland.

 

Linda Matherly, DOB 9/14/60, of 3240 Strickland Rd in Lakeland; charged with: one count Retail Theft; Matherly was observed stealing pet food valued at $28.00 from a Walmart in north Lakeland.

 

Qulyshia Adams, DOB 7/22/93, of 5320 Serena Drive #A in Lakeland, charged with: Retail Theft; she was with Dijani Guilford & Jasmine Jones; she was observed stealing cosmetics and clothes valued at $129.00 from a Walmart in north Lakeland; she receives gov’t assistance; criminal history includes: Dealing in Stolen Property.

 

Jasmine Jones, DOB 4/27/93, of 3667 Country Lane in Lakeland, charged with: Retail Theft; she was with Dijani Guilford & Q. Adams; she was observed stealing cosmetics and clothes valued at $129.00 from a Walmart in north Lakeland; she receives gov’t assistance; criminal history includes: Possession of Explosive Device at School, Fraud, Failure to Deliver Hired Vehicle.

 

Judy White, DOB 7/4/46, of 1571 Churchill Ct in Lakeland, charged with: Retail Theft; she was observed stealing clothes valued at $118.00 while in the dressing room at Bealls Outlet in south Lakeland; criminal history includes: DWLSR.

 

Hayden Huckery, DOB 8/22/95, of 2179 Malachite Dr in Lakeland, charged with: Retail Theft, Giving False Info to LEO; he was observed stealing cough medicine for the purpose of making illegal narcotics, from a Walmart in north Lakeland.

 

Steven Barwick, DOB 8/1/83, Lakeland, charged with: Retail Theft, Resisting Arrest, VOP; he was observed stealing three flashlights valued at $133.00 from a Walmart in south Lakeland; he’s currently on probation for drug possession; criminal history includes: Shoplifting, Larceny, Marijuana Possession, Burglary, DSP, Giving False Info, Battery, DWLSR, FTA, Possession of Paraphernalia; he was recently released (3/25/14) from Polk Co. Jail and given probation.

 

Chad Berrien, DOB 3/3/76, of 1220 N. Lincoln Ave in Lakeland, charged with: Felony Retail Theft (3rd or Subsequent Offense), Possession of Cocaine, Use of Anti-Shoplifting Device, Resisting Arrest; he was observed stealing three pairs of shoes valued at $125.00 from Beall’s Outlet in north Lakeland; criminal history includes: Conveyance Burglary, Cocaine Possession, Grand Theft, Sale of Cocaine, Agg Fleeing to Elude, Residential Burglary, GTA, Petit Theft, Grand Theft.

 

Sebrina Huegel, DOB 7/17/88, of 9257 Ruth Rd in Polk City, charged with: Retail Theft; was with Tammy Roberts; she was observed stealing cosmetics from a Walmart in north Lakeland valued at $53.00; she receives gov’t assistance; criminal history includes: Battery Domestic Violence.

 

Tammy Roberts, DOB 4/15/83, of 9257 Ruth Rd in Polk City, charged with: Retail Theft; was with Sebrina Huegel; she was observed stealing cosmetics from a Walmart in north Lakeland valued at $5.00; criminal history includes: Battery Domestic Violence, Possession of Harmful Drug, Possession of Controlled Substance, Contempt of Court, VOP; she’s been serving a 131-day sentence for VOP in the Polk Co. Jail Inmate Work Program.

 

Michael Connell, DOB 12/14/81, of 2212 Lightning Rod Ln in Plant City, charged with: Retail Theft, Resisting Arrest; he was observed stealing clothes from a Walmart in north Lakeland; he receives gov’t assistance; criminal history includes: GTA, Cocaine Possession, Burglary, Grand Larceny, Battery DV, VOP, Possession of Paraphernalia, Marijuana Possession.

 

Chinisha Jackson, DOB 2/9/94, of 812 Dr. MLK Blvd East in Plant City, charged with: Grand Theft; she was observed authorizing three transactions adding $904 to payroll and gift cards at a Walmart in north Lakeland; he receives gov’t assistance; criminal history includes: Possession of Paraphernalia.

 

Patsy Martin, DOB 9/26/57, of 304 South Bassadena Circle in Lakeland, charged with: Felony Retail Theft (3rd or Subsequent Offense); she was observed stealing miscellaneous items valued at $139.00 from a Target in south Lakeland; she receives gov’t assistance; extensive criminal history includes: 23 charges dating back to 1980, including Petit Theft, Grand Theft, Retail Theft, Robbery, DSP, Drug Possession.

 

Kameshia Johnson, DOB 7/11/91, of 2604 Sunshine Dr in Lakeland; charged with: Retail Theft; she was observed stealing earrings and underwear valued at $26.00 from Bealls Outlet in south Lakeland; she receives gov’t assistance.

 

Keante Nuemon, DOB 09/28/93, 5414 Ivory Lane, Lakeland; charged with:  Grand Theft; Walmart employee arrested at north Lakeland Wal-Mart regarding an internal grand theft where she authorized two separate transactions indicating that money was received and added to gift cards. Total monetary loss was $186.00. She was trespassed from Wal-Mart.  Criminal history:  Grand Theft

 

Robert Lee Nelson, DOB 04/06/71, Lakeland; charged with:  Retail Theft (Felony) & Resisting Merchant; arrested at the Home Depot located north Lakeland, he concealed breakers and copper with a monetary value of $847.09. He was trespassed from Home Depot; he is receiving public assistance.  Criminal history:  extensive dating to 1988:  Resisting w/o & Disorderly; Resisting w/o, disorderly, FTA, cocaine possession; disorderly night prowl, cocaine sale, cocaine possession, trespass; cocaine possess, fleeing to elude, resisting w/o, escape, cocaine sale, obstruction; resisting w/o; GTA & LEO Battery; forgery/uttering x 2, grand theft x 2; forgery & grand theft; Cocaine possession, introducing drug/weapon in county facility.

 

JUVENILE MALE, 17-years-old, Lakeland; charged with retail theft and violation of probation; he was arrested at the S. Lakeland Wal-Mart located for stealing Pringles with a monetary value of $1.50. He told detectives he had smoked marijuana earlier in the day and he stole the potato chips because he was hungry.  He was trespassed from Wal-Mart.  Criminal history:  domestic violence Battery; violation of probation (Imposed conditions); Crimes against person, VOP, Grand Theft, & Petit Theft.

 

JUVENILE FEMALE, 16-years-old; Lakeland; charged with Retail Theft; she was with an adult, Stephanie Harris. She was arrested at the north Lakeland Wal-Mart for concealing food products valued at  $303.48. She told deputies she was the “lookout”.  She was trespassed from Wal-Mart.  Criminal history:  Assault on an officer, resisting w/o, & felony criminal mischief.

 

Stephanie Harris, DOB 01/13/1984; 1212 N. Texas Avenue, Lakeland; charged with:  Felony Retail Theft; VOP; Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor; she was with a 17-year-old female juvenile.  She was arrested at the north Lakeland Wal-Mart for concealing food products valued at  $303.48. She was trespassed from Wal-Mart.  She is receiving public assistance & had possession of eight (8) government free phones.  She has an extensive criminal history:  2002-Non Support Child Support; 2003-Non Support Child Support; 2005-Non Support Child Support; 2007-Non Support Child Support; 2009-Grand Theft, DWLSR, & FTA; 2011-WAOJ, FTA, & Grand Theft; 2012-Burglary Dwelling, Grand Theft, & VOP.

 

Eveling Findlay; DOB 11/22/1978; 403 Tarawa Street, Lakeland; charged with retail theft; She was arrested at the Bealls Outlet located in north Lakeland for concealing clothing while in the dressing room. These items had a monetary value of $41.97. She was trespassed from Bealls Outlet.

 

Brooks R. Maxey, 01/04/1987, 3918 Bent Tree Loop, Lakeland; charged with retail theft & dealing in stolen property; he was arrested at the north Lakeland Target for using a previous receipt which he used to get a credit for an item he picked up in the store and did not purchase—he unlawfully received $26.74 in currency.  He was trespassed from Target.  Criminal history:  2 counts of possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

Robyn Danielle Hilton, DOB 08/23/92, 525 Louise Drive, Lakeland; charged with retail theft; She was with Kaitlynn Griffith; she was arrested at the south Lakeland Wal-Mart for concealing cosmetics and false nails with a monetary value of $13.69. She was trespassed from Wal-Mart.

 

Kaitlynn Griffith, DOB 04/30/1993, 122 E. Belmar Street #C, Lakeland; charged with retail theft; She was with Robyn Hilton; she was arrested at the south Lakeland Wal-Mart for concealing cosmetics and false nails with a monetary value of $13.69. She was trespassed from Wal-Mart.

 

Douglas Burnett, DOB 06/29/1966; Lakeland; charged with Felony Retail theft; Possession of Cannabis under 20 grams; Warrant for Burglary; and VOP;  he was arrested at the south Lakeland Wal-Mart for concealing a bicycle light with a monetary value of $28.86. During a search incident to arrest, he was found to be in possession of cannabis less than 20 grams.  He was trespassed from Wal-Mart . He is receiving public assistance.  Criminal history (extensive):  1984-Burglary, Grand Theft, & Petit Theft; 1985-VOP, Grand theft, Burglary, Loitering & Resisting w/o, VOP; 1996-Resisting, FTA, Burglary, FTA, & DSP; 2002-petit theft, Resisting, False name to LEO, Burglary, grand theft, & petit theft; 2011-GTA, VOP; 2012-grand theft.

 

Timothy Dunbar, DOB 10/06/78; 4556 S. Remington Road, Lakeland; charged with Felony retail theft (3rd offense) & VOP; he was arrested at the south Lakeland Wal-Mart for placing items valued at $9.98 in a shopping cart and bypassing all cash registers making no attempts to pay for the merchandise.  He was trespassed from Wal-Mart.  Mr. Dunbar is currently receiving Public Assistance.  Criminal history:  1998-grand theft; 2008-petit theft; 2010-robbery w/firearm & sudden snatching.

 

Gladys Perez-Torres, DOB 03/30/64; 1129 Old South Drive, Lakeland; charged with retail theft; she was arrested at the south Lakeland Beall’s Outlet for concealing clothing items with a monetary value of $56.94. she was trespassed from Beall’s Outlet.

 

Willie Lee White, Jr., DOB, 03/04/63, 520 W. Myrtle, Lakeland; charged with retail theft; he was arrested at the Bealls Outlet in north Lakeland for concealing four bottles of cologne valued at $19.96. He was trespassed from Bealls. He is currently receiving public assistance.  He has an extensive criminal history with over 40 previous arrests:  Disorderly; Resisting w/o; GTA; shoplifting; FTA; Cocaine; cannabis, grand theft, robbery, VOP; L & P; VOP & Cocaine; Criminal Sexual Battery & Neglect Child; Cocaine & battery; robbery w/o a firearm; Petit Theft 3rd conviction); Carrying Concealed; Burglary; Shoplifting; Petit Theft

 

Lois Page, DOB 08/17/1947; 6268 Scenic View Drive Lakeland; charged with retail theft; she was arrested at the north Lakeland Wal-Mart located in Lakeland for concealing household products valued at $7.78. She was trespassed from Wal-Mart.

 

JUVENILE MALE, 14-years-old; Lakeland; charged with retail theft; he was arrested at the Wal-Mart in north Lakeland for concealing 21 packages of gum valued at $39.36. He was trespassed from Wal-Mart.

 

JUVENILE FEMALE, 12-years-old; Lakeland; charged with retail theft; she was arrested at Wal-Mart in north Lakeland for concealing nail products valued at $17.06. She was trespassed from Wal-Mart.

 

JUVENILE MALE, 17-years-old, Lakeland; charged with retail theft; was arrested at the Wal-Mart located in north Lakeland for concealing miscellaneous items valued at approximately $35.00 on his person.  He was trespassed from Wal-Mart.

 

Tee Valentine Vanover, DOB 01/10/1978, Lakeland; charged with retail theft;  he was arrested at the Target located on Harden Blvd. in Lakeland for concealing clothing items valued at approximately $193.59 on his person. He was trespassed from Target.  He is receiving public assistance.  He has an extensive criminal history including 36 arrests in Polk County since 1996:  Concealed weapon; robbery, cocaine; trespass, disorderly, FTA, VOP; failure to leave property; trespass; counterfeiting, DWLSR, Forgery, Alter public record, giving false name, battery; VOP; 2004-Cocaine; resisting w/o, VOP; VOP; Cocaine; trespass.

 

OTHER ARRESTS during the operation were:

 

Amber Keetch, DOB 3/10/82, of 11950 Lakeland Acres Rd in Lakeland, charged with: DWLSR, Possession of Hydrocodone & Paraphernalia; was with Christina Gunther; criminal history includes: Grand Theft, Fraud, VOP, Drug Possession.

 

Christine Gunther, DOB 12/9/69, of 4668 Senander Ln in Lakeland, charged with: 2 counts Possession of Controlled Substance; was with Amber Keetch; criminal history includes: Worthless Check, DWLSR, VOP.

 

Dustin Williams, DOB 08/21/1987; 191 Dairy Road, #A, Auburndale; charged with possession of cannabis under 20 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia; he was with Dustin Williams; while detectives were awaiting a tow truck for an unrelated incident, Mr. Williams and the co-defendant arrived on scene rolling a marijuana cigarette.  Criminal history:  2006-Criminal mischief, VOP, Assault; 2007-marijuana possession & trespass; 2008-VOP & battery; 2010-possession of liquor by minor & battery; 2011-kidnapping, sexual assault, burglary & battery; 2012-trasnport dangerous material & FTA.

 

Joseph A Gioia, DOB 06/18/198; 1119 South Blvd., Lakeland; charged with possession of cannabis under 20 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia; he was with Joseph Gioia; while detectives were awaiting a tow truck for an unrelated incident, Mr. Williams and the co-defendant arrived on scene rolling a marijuana cigarette.  Criminal history:  2011-Marijuana; 2012-retail theft, receiving stolen property & theft of services.