August 28, 2014

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Winter Haven Police seek suspect in armed robbery. -

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Top Stories of The Day: Russian Mechanized Assualt On Ukraine & More -

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Suspect In Hit & Run Death of Eric Pope Still Free 6 Months After Accident -

Thursday, August 28, 2014

After 27 Years An Arrest Made In Brutal Stabbing Murder of Karen Watson -

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Logging Truck Rolls Over In Haines City Blocking Hwy 27 -

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

LOCAL MAN ARRESTED AFTER EARLY MORNING CRIME SPREE -

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – Blue Lobster Caught Off Maine Coast Gets New Home -

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

This Day in History – Lights, Camera, Baseball -

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Legal Marijuana Grow House Coming To Lake Wales -

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

COOKING ON THE RIDGE – KEY LIME CLOUD SQUARES -

Monday, August 25, 2014

Armed & Dangerous Attempted Murder Suspect Sought -

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Lake Wales Grow House Busted Two Taken Into Custody -

Friday, August 22, 2014

Fun Friday – The Wizarding World of Harry Potter -

Friday, August 22, 2014

Haines City Teen Killed In Crash Last Night -

Friday, August 22, 2014

Amazing Video of Lake Wales Man Saving Grandmother & 1 Yr Old -

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Kyle Williams Found Guilty In Death of Police Officer Arnulfo Crispin -

Thursday, August 21, 2014

PCSO Organized Retail Crime Unit Makes Arrest, Obtains Warrants -

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Lakeland Man Arrested for Possession of Child Porn -

Thursday, August 21, 2014

PCSO Undercover Detectives Arrest 2 Men at Saddle Creek Park -

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Remembering Judy Annette White-Henson Who Passed Away August 16th, 2014 -

Thursday, August 21, 2014

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    Winter Haven Police seek suspect in armed robbery.

    Winter Haven Police have obtained a warrant for the arrest of 24 yr-old Carlos Arrole Leandre , Haines City, for Armed Robbery/Accessory After The Fact (F1) in reference to a 21 year-old man being robbed at gunpoint on 8-8-14.  A 21 yr old Winter Haven man is behind bars and Police are looking for two other men after an armed robbery occurred Friday August 8th in broad daylight. Winter Haven Police quickly apprehended 21 yr old Deontae Neal , Winter Haven, after he approached the victim with a firearm demanding money and fleeing with cash, a cell phone and identification cards.Fridat…

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    Top Stories of The Day: Russian Mechanized Assualt On Ukraine & More

    Top Stories of The Day: Russian Mechanized Assault on Ukraine Kiev, Ukraine (CNN) — A top Ukrainian army officer said a “full-scale invasion” of his country was under way Thursday, as a U.S. official said up to 1,000 Russian troops had crossed Ukraine’s southern border to fight alongside pro-Russian rebels. U.S. officials said Russian troops were directly involved in the latest fighting, despite Moscow’s denials. Rebels backed by Russian tanks and armored personnel carriers fought Ukrainian forces on two fronts Thursday: southeast of rebel-held Donetsk, and along the nation’s southern coast in the town of Novoazovsk, about 12 miles (20…

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    Suspect In Hit & Run Death of Eric Pope Still Free 6 Months After Accident

    Lakeland, Florida – Yesterday would have been Eric Pope’s 33rd birthday. The father of a beautiful little girl was killed as he rode home from work. Around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 22, 2014,  Pope, of Lakeland, was riding his bicycle North on the East edge of Reynolds Road near Lisa Lane when he was struck from behind by an unknown vehicle. Pope was carried on the vehicle or thrown approximately 100 feet, and then landed in a ditch. He was declared deceased on-scene. The driver never stopped to take responsibility.  Pope was properly operating his bicycle, which had lights…

  • Karen Watson was stabbed multiple times in 1987. A suspect In her death, Carl McCauley has been arrested.

    After 27 Years An Arrest Made In Brutal Stabbing Murder of Karen Watson

    Winter Haven, Florida – According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office a 37 year old murder has a suspect.On March 24, 1987, Karen Watson, 41, was found murdered inside her residence, located in between Lake Alfred and Polk City. The crime scene was located about one mile from Interstate 4. The victim was found on her living room couch and had been stabbed several times. The victim was brutally murdered between 12:15 p.m. and 1:00 p.m and was found by her husband when he returned home from running a business errand.  She was the mother of three sons. Watson was stabbed multiple times. According…

  • Logging Truck Rolls Over In Haines City Florida on Hwy 27

    Logging Truck Rolls Over In Haines City Blocking Hwy 27

    Haines City, Florida – According to Haines City Fire Department spokesman, Captain Paul Combs, an accident occurred around 5pm this evening involving a logging truck on Hwy 27. According to Combs, a logging truck rolled over sending logs onto other vehicles and into Hwy 27 by the Pilot Truck Stop in Haines City. We know at this time no one was injured in the crash. Haines City Police Department is still on seen rerouting traffic, northbound, until the logs can be removed. We currently do not know what was the exact cause of the roll over. We will update this…

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Winter Haven Police seek suspect in armed robbery.

Aug 28, 2014

Winter Haven Police have obtained a warrant for the arrest of 24 yr-old Carlos Arrole Leandre , Haines City, for Armed Robbery/Accessory After The Fact (F1) in reference to a 21 year-old man being robbed at gunpoint on 8-8-14.  A 21 yr old Winter Haven man is behind bars and Police are looking for two other men after an armed robbery occurred Friday August 8th in broad daylight. Winter Haven Police quickly apprehended 21 yr old Deontae Neal , Winter Haven, after he approached the victim with a firearm demanding money and fleeing with cash, a cell phone and identification cards.Fridat…

Russia Mechanized Assault On Ukraine

Top Stories of The Day: Russian Mechanized Assualt On Ukraine & More

Aug 28, 2014

Top Stories of The Day: Russian Mechanized Assault on Ukraine Kiev, Ukraine (CNN) — A top Ukrainian army officer said a “full-scale invasion” of his country was under way Thursday, as a U.S. official said up to 1,000 Russian troops had crossed Ukraine’s southern border to fight alongside pro-Russian rebels. U.S. officials said Russian troops were directly involved in the latest fighting, despite Moscow’s denials. Rebels backed by Russian tanks and armored personnel carriers fought Ukrainian forces on two fronts Thursday: southeast of rebel-held Donetsk, and along the nation’s southern coast in the town of Novoazovsk, about 12 miles (20…

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Suspect In Hit & Run Death of Eric Pope Still Free 6 Months After Accident

Aug 28, 2014

Lakeland, Florida – Yesterday would have been Eric Pope’s 33rd birthday. The father of a beautiful little girl was killed as he rode home from work. Around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 22, 2014,  Pope, of Lakeland, was riding his bicycle North on the East edge of Reynolds Road near Lisa Lane when he was struck from behind by an unknown vehicle. Pope was carried on the vehicle or thrown approximately 100 feet, and then landed in a ditch. He was declared deceased on-scene. The driver never stopped to take responsibility.  Pope was properly operating his bicycle, which had lights…

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LOCAL MAN ARRESTED AFTER EARLY MORNING CRIME SPREE

LOCAL MAN ARRESTED AFTER EARLY MORNING CRIME SPREE   On August 25th at approximately 7:45am, Lake Wales Police Officers were dispatched to the area of 431 South Miami Street. Officer were informed that a suspicious person had just broken into a vehicle at that location. The suspect in that case fled the scene prior to officers arriving. Once on scene, a Lake Wales Police K9 was deployed to track the suspect, who at this time had not been identified.  While conducting the K9 track, a call was received about a suspicious person behind 3 Hillcrest Avenue. The description provided by…

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Legal Marijuana Grow House Coming To Lake Wales

Lake Wales, Florida – GrowHealthy Holdings, LLC (GrowHealthy) currently an Atlanta based company says it has purchased over  33 acres of property in Lake Wales, Florida to make medical marijuana. That property is the old Sealy Mattress Factory on S. Acuff Rd. The company will produce an extract called Charlotte’s Web. Charlotte’s Web is a strain of medical marijuana processed into a marijuana extract[1] that is high in cannabidiol (CBD) content, called Realm Oil and Alepsia. It does not induce the psychoactive “high” typically associated with recreational marijuana strains that are high in tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The Charlotte’s Web strain is…

Lake Wales Grow House Busted

Lake Wales Grow House Busted Two Taken Into Custody

Lake Wales, Florida – Today members of the PCSO undercover Narcotics Unit along with representatives from Duke Energy made contact with the residents at 200 Hibiscus Dr in Lake Wales after receiving information that cannabis was being grown inside the house. It was determined that the electric meter had been unlawfully bypassed and electricity was being stolen, the odor of cannabis was also emanating from within the residence. PCSO Detectives obtained a search warrant and conducted a search of the residence. During the search it was discovered that one of the bedrooms was being utilized as an indoor cannabis grow,…

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Lake Wales Wade Davis Carries Memory of Step Brother Dustin Huguley On The Mound

By ANDY McCULLOUGH The Kansas City Star He still does not understand the loss, why death would claim the stepbrother he considered his closest friend. Each day at the ballpark, Wade Davis slips into a Royals jersey bearing No. 17, the digits of Dustin Huguley. When Davis toes the rubber, he converses with the sibling who once doubled as his catcher. “Stay right here with me,” he says. “This will be something we can both enjoy.” Last August — amid a season marked by the upheaval of a trade, a cross-country move and a discouraging stint in the starting rotation…