POLK COUNTY, Fla. – These brothers are in custody, thanks to a tip on their location in Lake Wales on November 14, 2020, wanted by Flagler County and Polk County Sheriff Ofiices.
Jo “JoJo” Lobato, 19, and his 18-year-old brother, Angel Lobato, were wanted for grand theft of a motor vehicle, vehicle burglary, giving false information during a capital felony, tampering with evidence and accessory after the fact of a capital investigation, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
They were wanted in several crimes in Polk County, and recently fled from law enforcement in Flagler County.
In a statement, Flagler County Sheriff said, “These individuals are now persons of interest in a capital crime and are wanted fugitives from Polk County,” Sheriff Rick Staly said. “Thanks to an alert Flagler Deputy and good police work by our deputies and detectives, Polk County authorities now have solid leads to continue their investigation. These brothers should be considered armed and dangerous. While we do not believe they are in Flagler County any longer, if you see either of them please call us immediately and do not approach them.”