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WANTED: Maxx Draughn

Sep 5, 2022
Media Contact : Brian Bruchey, PIO

On Friday morning, September 2nd, gunshots were fired in the Combee Settlement area of Lakeland.

The investigation determined that 18-year old Maxx Draughn drove down the road and yelled a death threat at someone. He then fired off a gun and drove away.

Draughn now has a warrant for his arrest with charges for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Discharging A Firearm from a Vehicle.

If you have any information regarding Maxx Draughn's whereabouts, please contact Detective Moore at 863-499-2400 or JMoore2@polksheriff.org.
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To report a tip anonymously and be eligible for a reward, call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226 TIPS (8477)…
Or report your information via Heartland.CrimeStoppersWeb.com by clicking on "Submit A Tip" tab… 
Or report it by way of your smart device through the free "P3tips" app on your smart phone.
You will always remain anonymous no matter how you submit your tip.  
Tips are forwarded to law enforcement for follow up. If an arrest is made based on your tip, you are eligible for a cash reward of up to $3000.00.

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