Polk County Sheriff Looking for 28-Year-Old Wahneta Man

POLK COUNTY, Fla. – Polk County Sheriff’s Office is looking for 28-year-old Bernardo Juan Aparicio of Wahneta, who has a Polk County warrant for Grand Theft (5 counts), Tampering with Evidence (2 counts), and Petit Theft.

According to investigators, on Thursday, September 17th, PCSO deputies responded to a family disturbance call on 10th Street in Wahneta. When they arrived, Aparicio had fled from an RV trailer where he was living.

Bernardo Juan Aparicio, 28 SOURCE: PCSO

Further investigation revealed the RV trailer was stolen, which led to a search of the property. During the search, deputies recovered five stolen lawn-style trailers related to investigations with both PCSO and Bartow Police Department, as well as a stolen chainsaw related to an investigation with Roy City Police Department in Utah.

Aparicio is a 5’10” Hispanic male. If you know where he is, please contact the Southeast District at 863-678-4115. Or if you wish to remain anonymous, contact Heartland Crime Stoppers Florida – call 1-800-226 TIPS (8477), visit the website www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com and click on “Submit A Tip,” or download the free “P3tips” app on your smartphone or tablet.

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