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Posted October 16th, 2018

See Something Say Something Works Again!

A Winter Haven man is in custody after he burglarized a construction crew trailer taking multiple pieces of equipment. On 10-15-18 at 6:10 a.m. a construction worker who lives on the property at The Haven at Lake Deer where renovations are ongoing saw 40 year-old Troy Buchanan (Ave. S, NW, Winter Haven) go inside of the trailer and take multiple high-dollar items out.

When police arrived, K-9 Officer Garcia and his partner, Logan, tracked Buchanan to the edge of Lake Deer.

With the assistance from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office helicopter, Buchanan was found on a dock. He threw a backpack into the lake with some of the equipment inside. Everything was recovered and Buchanan was charged with Burglary of a Structure (F3), Grand Theft (F3) and Tampering With Evidence and booked into the Polk County Jail.