POLK COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE STATEMENT; "
Bad news, good news. The bad news is, these horses were stolen right out of their pasture with a locked gate in Winter Haven. The good news is, we have the best FB fans and social media sleuths in the world so we know you're going to help us find the perp or perps.
Here's the details:
Sometime between 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19th, and 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 20th, 2019, unknown suspect(s) cut the padlock on the chained gate at the entrance to the fenced pasture south of 2130 Crump Road in Winter Haven, entered the property, loaded two horses onto the victim's horse trailer, and stole the animals and the trailer.
The horses are a 25-year-old bay gelding quarter horse and an 18-year-old gray quarter horse. The suspect(s) also stole tack from the barn, including four saddles, bridles, ropes, and other supplies.
The horse trailer is a gray-colored, 3 horse slant, steel structure with a tack room on the front, with FL tag 739 NPH. The trailer was attached to an unknown type vehicle, and evidence at the scene indicates the vehicle left the area heading west towards Winter Haven.
If anyone has information about this theft they are urged to contact Detective Scarborough at 863-860-7731."