• Deputies: Three arrested in chop shop bust


    POLK COUNTY, Fla. - A mother and son face charges for allegedly running a chop shop in Polk County.

    Deputies arrested Aleta Burgett, her son Brent and business partner Alexander Bove Thursday.

    According to investigators, they ran their shop from a septic tank store off Dairy Road in Auburndale.

    Some of the stolen items investigators recovered include car parts, vehicles and dozens of guns.

    Deputies said they also found $13,000 in cash and a small amount of meth.

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