Trio wanted for questioning

OKEECHOBEE — Flea market vendors beware!

That is the warning being issued by detectives with the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) as they seek the public’s help in learning the identity of three people. The trio is wanted for questioning in connection with the alleged theft of a large amount of cash Sunday, June 26, at the Market Place Flea Market, 3600 U.S. 441 S.flea market SUSPECT #1

According to investigators they took the money from flea market vendors.

The first suspect is described as a white male, 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-10. He could possibly weigh around 145 to 150 pounds. He has a thin build with a ‘Hitler’ style mustache. He may be wearing a gray or blue shirt, blue shorts, black tennis shoes and could be carrying a yellow bag around his neck.

Suspect number two is described as a white female approximately 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-10. She is thought to weigh around 180 pounds. She could be wearing a pink shirt, a green multi-color long skirt and flip flops.flea market SUSPECT #2

The third suspect is a white male standing 6-foot to – 6-foot-2. He weighs approximately 230 pounds and could be wearing a white tank top, baseball cap and jeans.

If you have any information or can identify any of these suspects, call Detective Howard Pickering at 863-763-3117, extension 5117.

When you call, refer to case number 16S15033.flea market SUSPECT #3

Eric Kopp is a staff writer for the Okeechobee News

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