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Two horses & trailer stolen from Winter Haven property

Posted at 10:25 PM, Feb 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-20 22:25:30-05

POLK COUNTY, Fla. — Polk Sheriff's Agricultural Crimes detectives are seeking the public's help in the theft of two horses.

Sometime between 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 19 and 4 p.m. on Feb. 20, an unknown suspect(s) cut the padlock on the chained gate at the entrance to the fenced pasture south of 2130 Crump Rd. in Winter Haven, entered the property, loaded two horses onto the victim's horse trailer, and stole the animals and the trailer.

The horses stolen are a 25=year=old bay gelding quarter horse and an 18-year-old gray quarter horse. The suspect(s) also reportedly stole tack from the barn, including four saddles, bridles, ropes and other supplies.

The trailer is a gray-colored, three-horse slant,steel structure with a tack room on the front. It was attached to an unknown type vehicle and evidence at the scene indicates the vehicle left the area heading west towards Winter Haven.

The tag on the stolen trailer is a Florida tag: 739 NPH.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Scarborough at 863-860-7731.