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Crime Stoppers Wanted Fugitives

 As of the date listed, the fugitives featured in this section were assumed uncaptured as verified by various law enforcement databases. Heartland Crime Stoppers  assumes no responsibility for those featured who were not wanted by law enforcement at the time of publication to this website.

Should you have any information regarding these subjects, please contact Crime Stoppers via this website or by calling 1-800-226-TIPS.  You are guaranteed anonymity and should your tip lead to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.

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Wanted As Of: 8-31-2007

DUI Manslaughter (2 counts)

Name: Brian Andrews
Alias:
Sex: MaleRace: Caucasian
Age: 34DOB: 02/10/1978
Height: 5ft 9inWeight: 165 lbs
Hair: BlackEyes: Brown

Warrant: CF07-005359-XX
In 2007, Brian Andrews fled Polk County to avoid being arrested on 2 counts of DUI Manslaughter. He reportedly fled to Mexico and also is reported to have spent timein Ohio. He has reportedly been sighted recently at his mothers house on  Brooks Rd in Frostproof. If you have information as to the location of Brian Andrews, contact Heartland Crime Stoppers. If your information results in the apprehenion of Brian Andrews, you could be eligible for a reward of up to $3,000.00. You will remain anonymous.

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Wanted As Of: 11/18/2014

Possession of Cocaine, Warrant, Defraud Financial Institution/ Uttering Forged instruments, Petit theft, Grand theft

Name: Artis Laray Gaskin
Alias:
Sex: MaleRace: Black
Age: 37DOB:
Height: 5ft 8inWeight: 170 lbs
Hair: BlackEyes: Brown

The Lakeland Police Department is asking for help in locating Artis Laray Gaskin. The subject has (2) active warrants – Warrant #1 for Possession of Cocaine, Warrant #2 for Defraud Financial Institution/ Uttering Forged instruments, Petit theft, Grand theft
If in contact with the subject approach with caution.
Artis Laray Gaskin
AKA: Artis Gaskins
37 years old
5’08” 170 lbs.
LKA: 3622 Dogwood Ct, Lakeland
926 Augusta St, Lakeland

Anyone with information on the location of Artis Gaskin is asked to contact the Lakeland Police Department at 863-834-6900, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477. To remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers.

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Wanted As Of: 11/11/2014

39 Counts of False Claims (Income Tax Fraud) 1 Count Aggravated Identity Theft 1 Count of Wire Fraud

Name: DANIEL LORENZO WHITE
Alias:
Sex: MaleRace: Black
Age: 34DOB:
Height: 6ft 2inWeight: 170 lbs
Hair: UnknownEyes: Unknown

Person Wanted for 39 Counts of False Claims (Income Tax Fraud),1 Count Aggravated Identity Theft, and 1 Count of Wire Fraud.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is asking your help in locating DANIEL LORENZO WHITE (Black Male; 6’02”; 170 lbs; 34 years of age)

White was indicted in the Middle District of Florida for the following charges in FDLE Case LA-11-0086:

39 Counts of False Claims (Income Tax Fraud)
1 Count Aggravated Identity Theft
1 Count of Wire Fraud

DANIEL LORENZO WHITE bilked the US government out of over $750,000 by filing false tax returns. White was arrested in April of 2012 for the above charges. At the time of his arrest, WHITE was serving a state probation sentence for burglary. WHITE fled while out on bond, prior to sentencing, and is now considered a fugitive from justice. WHITE was recently seen in the Winter Haven area of Polk County, Florida and is believed to be moving between friends and family in the Polk and Hillsborough County, Florida areas.

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Wanted As Of: 11/10.2014

Grand Theft/Uttering A Forged Instrument

Name: Keith Andrew Chaney
Alias:
Sex: MaleRace: Caucasian
Age: 30DOB:
Height: 5ft 11inWeight: Unknown
Hair: UnknownEyes: Unknown

Winter Haven Police have obtained a warrant for 30 year-old Keith Andrew Chaney for Grand Theft/Uttering A Forged Instrument. 

Chaney cashed a check at a MidFlorida Credit Union branch in Winter Haven. The check was taken from a mailbox and altered so the amount was $500 more than the original amount. The homeowner had placed the check inside of the mailbox to be picked up by a postal worker.

Chaney`s last known address was 3066 Landings Ct. in Haines City. However, the check was stolen from a Lakeland mailbox. 

Anyone with information on Chaney`s whereabouts is asked to contact Sgt. Don Nunnery at 863-401-2256 .

To remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward, please call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477) or click on the "Give-A-Tip" tab.

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Wanted As Of: 10/29/2014

1. First Degree Murder 2. Tampering with a witness (2cts) 3. Aggravated Assault with a firearm 4. Tampering with physical evidence 5. Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon

Name: Marquell Rashad Howard,
Alias: Shad
Sex: MaleRace: Black
Age: DOB: 11/28/1987
Height: 5ft 6inWeight: 160 lbs
Hair: BlackEyes: Brown

On March 31, 2014 at 7:55 a.m., the Lakeland Police Department received a call in reference to an adult male found deceased in a ditch in the area of 1100 Hodges Road. The deceased male was identified as Demetrice Tavontate Stacy, B/M, DOB 9/14/91, 1437 North Webster Avenue, Lakeland, Fla. The autopsy revealed the victim died of multiple gunshots wounds. 

Evidence at the scene revealed that Stacy had been transported to the address on Hodges Road from another location. The Violent Crimes Detectives determined that the homicide occurred at 526 W. Myrtle Street. On April 3rd, the residence at this location was destroyed by arsson.

During the investigation, detectives were hindered by witnesses who refused to cooperate or provide any statements. Detectives developed a suspect and a Grand Jury convened on October 16 at which time an indictment was received. During the Grand Jury, two witnesses who testified were charged with perjury in an official proceeding related to a capital felony. Those witnesses have been identified as; Marcus Andrews, 10/20/89 and Ian Young, 2/19/87. Both remain in jail as of this date. 

The suspect, Marquell Rashad “Shad” Howard, DOB 11/28/84, was indicted on the below listed charges:

1. First Degree Murder 
2. Tampering with a witness (2cts)
3. Aggravated Assault with a firearm
4. Tampering with physical evidence
5. Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon

Howard is 5’6”, 160 lbs and his dreads may have been cut. He may possibly be driving a 2002 Ford explorer, 4 door, listed as gray but appears gold/champagne in color. The tag # is 239-1JE and he has been seen recently driving this vehicle. His last known address is 1550 11th Street NE, Winter Haven. 

Howard is known to be in possession of firearms and should be considered armed and dangerous. If you have seen Howard or know where he is, please call Detective Brian Wallace with the Lakeland Police Department at 834-8968, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477). Anyone with information that helps locate Shad Howard can call Heartland Crime Stoppers, remain anonymous, and would be eligible for a CASH reward.

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Wanted As Of: 10/25/2014

Organized Retail Theft (Felony)

Name: Destine Rene Jacobs
Alias:
Sex: FemaleRace: Black
Age: 22DOB:
Height: UnknownWeight: Unknown
Hair: UnknownEyes: Unknown

To remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward, call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477).
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a wanted subject.

22-year-old Destine Rene Jacobs of Lakeland, has open felony warrants for multiple counts of Organized Retail Theft.

Jacobs is known to frequent the Lakeland area. 

Anyone with information on Jacobs’s whereabouts is urged to contact the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863.298.6200.

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Wanted As Of: 10/24/2014

Attempted First Degree Murder ( 2 counts)

Name: Leckson Cineus
Alias:
Sex: MaleRace: Black
Age: 19DOB:
Height: UnknownWeight: Unknown
Hair: UnknownEyes: Unknown

Winter Haven Police have obtained a warrant for the arrest of 19 year-old Leckson Cineus (LKA 6521 LONGBREEZE RD. Orlando Fl. 32810) on two counts of Attempted First Degree Murder in an Oct. 20, 2014 drive-by shooting in Winter Haven. Although only 19 years old, Cineus is no stranger to the law and was recently released from Florida State Prison after a four year term for Burglary. His last address is listed as Orlando, but frequents Polk County and Winter Haven often. He is considered armed and extremely dangerous.
On 10-20-2014 at 9:30 p.m., Winter Haven Police responded to the area of 5th and Avenue T N.E. to reports of multiple shots fired.
On arrival, officers made contact with the two victims, 25 year-old Marc E. Rodney and 25 year-old Christopher Etilmon Page who reported that a newer black Camaro had just driven past them and fired multiple shots at them. The victims were startled but not injured.
The victims stated that the Camaro passed the residence (1995 5th St. N.E) two or three times. On the final pass, the Camaro slowed and a black male, identified as Cineus, climbed out of the passenger window sitting on the window frame aiming the weapon and firing over the top of the car towards the two victims. The vehicle then sped off.
Reportedly, there has been animosity between Cineus and Rodney, but there are no further details of what the issues are.
The warrant for Cineus is for two counts of Attempted First Degree Murder,
Shooting into an Occupied Dwelling, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon and Discharging a Firearm from a Moving Vehicle.
Cineus was released in July of this year after serving a four-year sentence in Florida State Prison for Burglary of a gun store on Recker Hwy. in Winter Haven.
Anyone with information on Cineus` whereabouts is asked to call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477). Callers can remain anonymous and could be eligible for a CASH reward.

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Wanted As Of: 10/23/2014

Possession of Drugs, Suspend Driver`s License

Name: Michael Stringer
Alias:
Sex: MaleRace: Caucasian
Age: 37DOB: 03/11/1977
Height: UnknownWeight: Unknown
Hair: UnknownEyes: Unknown

Do you know where Michael James Stringer is ? He is wanted for Failing to Appear for Possession of Meth, Possession of Alprazolam, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Knowlingly Driving on a Suspended Driver`s License.

Michael Stringer is a WM, 37 years old (3/11/1977), 5`10", 175 lbs.

You can leave an anonymous tip by calling Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477) or clicking on the "Give-
A-Tip" tab. 

If your tips results in his arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward!

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Wanted As Of: 10/20/2014

Attempted Murder

Name: Demetrious Anton Jones
Alias:
Sex: MaleRace: Black
Age: 33DOB:
Height: UnknownWeight: Unknown
Hair: UnknownEyes: Unknown

Winter Haven Police have obtained a warrant for the arrest of 33 year-old Demetrious Anton Jones for Attempted First Degree Murder after he shot at a vehicle on Sunday. 

On 10-19-14 at approximately 3:30 a.m., Winter Haven Police responded to Winter Haven Hospital after a call was received that 25 year-old Marcus Lutrell Walden was in the emergecny room with injuries to his upper body and face. The injuries were due to the glass fragments when the weapon was fired into the vehicle. 

At approximately 3 a.m., Walden was driving his vehicle in the area of 4th St, NE and Avenue T, NE, when he observed a blue, Ford, Expedition stop in front of him on the roadway. Jones exited the vehicle`s drivers seat and approached Walden`s car. Jones produced a small, black, handgun, possibly a .45 caliber, and began shooting in the direction of Walden. 

Jones could be with 31 year-old Marsha Nicole Forrester who was in the vehicle with Jones when the shooting occured. 

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Jones is asked to contact Winter Haven Police Detective Steve Rusich at 863-401-2256.

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Wanted As Of: 10/1/2014

Violation of Probation/Felony Battery

Name: Christopher Dale Adams
Alias:
Sex: MaleRace: Caucasian
Age: 19DOB:
Height: 6ft 0inWeight: 140 lbs
Hair: BlondEyes: Blue

Christopher Dale Adams, WM, 19 years old, DOB 12/11/1989, 6"0" tall, 138 lbs, blond/strawberry hair, blue eyes.

Know where he is? Call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477). If your tip leads to his arrest, we have a cash reward for you!

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Wanted As Of: 10/1/2014

Violation of Probation/Battery (Sex Act) on Victim under 16

Name: Gil Ortiz
Alias:
Sex: MaleRace: Hispanic
Age: 44DOB: 12/22/1969
Height: 5ft 3inWeight: 130 lbs
Hair: BlackEyes: Brown

PCSO needs your help in locating Gil Ortiz, who is wanted for Violation of Probation/ Battery, Sex Act on Victim under age of 16/ Molesting of Victim under age of 12.

Ortiz is 44 years old (12/22/69) and is 5`3" tall, weighing 132 lbs, wuth black hair and brown eys.

Let`s get this Sex Offender off the streets and locked up in jail !

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Wanted As Of: 10/1/2014

Violation of Probation/Burglary, Grand Theft, Credit Card Fraud

Name: Mayo M. Adan
Alias:
Sex: MaleRace: Hispanic
Age: 20DOB: 9/9/1992
Height: 5ft 9inWeight: 175 lbs
Hair: BlackEyes: Brown

PCSO is looking for Mayo M Adan, who is from the Lake Wales area. He is wanted on charges of Violation of Probation/ Burglary, Grand Theft , and Credit Card Fraud.

Adan is 20 years old (9-9-92), 5`9" tall, 173 lbs, black hair, brown eys.

Adan has a reservation waiting for him at the Greybar Hotel (aka: Jail!) in Bartow. Help us get him there!

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Wanted As Of: 10/1/204

Violation of Probation/ Possession of Marijuana

Name: Christopher L Adkins
Alias:
Sex: MaleRace: Caucasian
Age: 40DOB:
Height: UnknownWeight: Unknown
Hair: UnknownEyes: Unknown

Christopher L Adkins is wanted by PCSO for Violation of Probation/ Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia.

Adkins is 40 years old, 5`10" tall, weighs 175 lbs, brown hair, blue eyes. 

If you know he can be located, call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477). You will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward if your tips leads to Adkin`s arrest.

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Wanted As Of: 10/2/2014

Failure to Appear/ Incest (3 counts), Lewd/Lascivious Battery on Victim 12-16 years old

Name: Jose Luis J. Diaz
Alias:
Sex: MaleRace: Hispanic
Age: 19DOB: 8/19/1994
Height: 6ft 3inWeight: 150 lbs
Hair: BrownEyes: Brown

Polk County Sheriff`s Office: Person wanted for Incest (3 counts) and Lewd/Lascivious Battery of Victim 12-16 years old.

PCSO is asking for help in locating JOSE LUIS J. DIAZ, who has outstanding warrants for Failure to Appear on charges of Incest (3 counts) and Lewd/Lascivious Battery on Victim 12-16 years old (2 counts).

Diaz is 19 years old (8-19-1994), 6`3", 150 lbs, brown hair and brown eyes. He is belived to be in the Dalton, Georgia area.

If you have information on where Diaz can be located, please call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477). All callers will remain anonymous and if your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $3,000.00.

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Grand Theft

Name: John Parkerson
Alias:
Sex: MaleRace: Caucasian
Age: 22DOB:
Height: UnknownWeight: Unknown
Hair: UnknownEyes: Unknown

Do you know where 22-year-old John Parkerson is? We have a warrant for his arrest for Grand Theft. On Monday morning (9/15) he stole a black trailer that had three racing ATV`s inside of it from a home on Seminole Road in Babson Park. One of the ATV`s has been recovered. The trailer and the two other stolen ATVs are still missing - a white one like the one seen here, and a black one. 

If you know where he is, or you find any of these stolen vehicles, call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477). Or go towww.heartlandcrimestoppers.com. Anonymity is guaranteed



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