• Man steals Old Spice deodorant during home burglary in Mulberry, deputies say

    By: Kelly Healey


    MULBERRY, Fla. - A homeowner in Mulberry pulled into his driveway and saw a stranger leaving his house on Willis Street with his hands full of stolen items, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office said.

    Deputies said Jasone Thomas, who already had a warrant out for his arrest on a violation of probation charge, dropped the items he was trying to steal, including speakers, mail and Old Spice deodorant, when the homeowner yelled, “What the hell are you doing?”

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    Thomas also dropped his personal items, including clothes, a charger cord and a letter with his name on it, deputies said.

    Anyone with information is asked to call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477). Callers will remain anonymous.

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