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Unsolved Crimes



Wauchula Detectives are asking for the public's help in a Theft investigation.
In January 2012 and again in December 2012, two unknown white male suspect entered the Wally Wash located at 938 S 6th Ave. and stole money from both coin machines. The descriptions of the suspects are as followed; Description of subjects:
W/M Appox. 245lbs 5'8 Goatee
W/M Appox. 180lbs 5'

Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective Chris LeConte with the Wauchula Police Department at 863-773-3265.

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Fraudulent Checks

The Wauchula Police Department is asking the publics help in identifying the subjects in the following photos. The subjects listed are wanted in connection with a fraudulent check cashing ring. The total amount of theft is approximately $ 10,000 dollars. If you wish to remain anonymous and be eligible for up to a $ 1,000 dollar reward you can contact Heartland Crime Stoppers at www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com
Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective Chris LeConte with the Wauchula Police Department at 863-773-3265

Unsolved Homicide

On December 1, 2007, Mia Hua Wang, age 27, was murdered at the China Buffett Restaurant in Wauchula, Florida. Mr. Wang worked at the restaurant and was killed in during what is believed to be a robbery.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact: Detective Chris LeConte, Wauchula Police Department, Wauchula, Florida, (863) 773-3265 or ANYONE WITH INFORMATION WHO WANTS TO REMAIN ANONYMOUS AND BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CASH REWARD IS ASKED TO CALL HEARTLAND CRIME STOPPERS AT 1-800-226-TIPS or LOG ONTO www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com. ANONYMITY IS GUARANTEED! iPhone users can download a free tip submit app to anonymously report crime. To install this free app, search for "TipSoft" or "TipSubmit" on the Apple App Store.

Armed Robbery

On 12/25/10 at approximately 2126 hrs, a Hispanic male subject entered into the Hess Express located at 101 W Oak St wearing a black colored hooded jacket and mask.
The subject wearing all black clothing entered the store through the exit (west) door. The clerk advised that as the male subject entered the door, he took a step towards the register at which time he observed the subject remove a black colored semi-automatic handgun from his waistband. The subject then pointed the weapon at the clerk and threw a dark colored bag at him and stated, "Give me everything you got".
Once the case drawer was opened he began to fill the bag with the money from the drawer, the subject then reached over the counter and removed the cash till from the drawer and began placing the money from the till into the bag. While the subject was removing the money from the cash drawer he ordered the clerk to place some Newport cigarettes into the bag. The subject then subject fled the area on foot.
Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact Detective Chris LeConte at 863-773-3265, or Heartland Crime Stoppers.

Home Invasion Robbery

Wauchula Police Detectives are seeking information on a Home Invasion / Robbery that occurred on Friday 04/22/2011 Victim arrived to his place of business/residence at approximately 0145 hours. After entering his business and proceeding upstairs to his small apartment on the second floor, the victim was immediately attacked by two unknown possibly black males in possession of shotguns and handguns and forced to sit in the middle of the apartment floor. The suspects told the victim to tell the location of any cash or guns that may be located within the building or he would be killed. After locating the guns, cash and the keys to the victim's car, the suspects used duck tape and plastic zip ties to secure the victim and place him in a chair. Suspects then fled the area driving the victim's car. The suspects told the victim he could find his car at a convenience store in Ft. Meade with the keys under the driver's side floor mat

The car was located the next day abandoned in a citrus grove in north Hardee County. Several guns were removed from the apartment one being a North American model GHG-L .22 Long Rifle.

Suspects were wearing black ski mask and black clothing with cloth gloves.
The victim was able to see small portions of the suspects bare skin during the incident and was able to identify the two as being black males.

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