August 22, 2014

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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

WACKY WEDNESDAY – CHINESE DRIVER LANDS IN A STICKY SPOT -

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Lionfish-reporting app successful, plus 250 users sporting new lionfish shirts -

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Lake Hollingsworth Area Residential and Vehicle Burglaries From July 1 to August 18, 2014 -

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Missing Winter Haven Man Found Safe -

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Lake Wales Medical Centers Statement Regarding the Breach Of Information -

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – Aug 19, 1946: Bill Clinton Was Born -

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – AUGUST 19, 2014 -

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

COOKING ON THE RIDGE : CRISPY GARLIC PARMESAN CHICKEN -

Monday, August 18, 2014

Cement Truck Accident Closing On Ramp To Hwy 27 From 17/92 -

Monday, August 18, 2014

48 Year Old Woman Haines City Woman Dies Crashing Into Ft. Meade Home -

Monday, August 18, 2014

Tennessee Titan & Lake Wales HS Alum Maikon Bonani In A Kicking Battle -

Friday, August 15, 2014

76 Year Old Female Business Owner Battered By Robbery Suspects -

Friday, August 15, 2014

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    Fun Friday – The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

    There are exciting new things to see at Universal and your kids will have a ball. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is a themed area spanning two theme parks in the Universal Orlando Resort in Orlando, Florida, USA. Address: 6000 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819 Hours:  Open today · 9:00 am – 7:00 pm  

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    Haines City Teen Killed In Crash Last Night

    Davenport,  Florida -  approximately 8:45 pm, on Thursday, August 21, 2014, 18-year-old Jose Luis Farias Orozco, DOB 10/16/1995,  Embry Avenue, Haines City, was driving southbound on Providence Boulevard, approaching Heritage Green Drive, Davenport, in a gray 2006 4-door-Honda The roadway was wet due to heavy rain and storms in the area. As Orozco approached Heritage Green Drive, he lost control of the vehicle and began to rotate clockwise approximately 90 degrees. The Honda continued to slide south on the wet road until it went off the right (west) side of the roadway. The Honda jumped the curb and struck a tree in the…

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    Kyle Williams Found Guilty In Death of Police Officer Arnulfo Crispin

    Bartow, Florida – A jury has found Kyle Williams, who was accused of killing a Lakeland Police officer ,Arnulfo Crispin, guilty of murder Thursday afternoon. Williams claimed he was not at a Lakeland park, in December of 2011, when the officer was shot. The jury deliberated about 16 hours before they came back with a verdict at 4:30pm today. A Witness who said he was with Kyle Williams the night of the shooting said he say Williams shoot officer Crispin. The 25-years-old officer was highly thought of by his fellow officers and his community.

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    PCSO Organized Retail Crime Unit Makes Arrest, Obtains Warrants

    PCSO Organized Retail Crime Unit Makes Arrest, Obtains Warrants The Polk County Sheriff’s Organized Retail Crime (ORC) Unit, during two separate investigations, has made one arrest and obtained arrest warrants for three other suspects who are engaging in organized retail theft. According to the affidavit (see attached) in July 2014, the Lakeland Police Department arrested Michael Hamlin (DOB 8/18/1964) of Orlando and charged him with grand theft after Hamlin attempted to steal fiberglass rolls from the Lowe’s store in north Lakeland. During the arrest, a PCSO ORC detective interviewed Hamlin, who admitted that he was working with accomplice Vincent Wilkinson…

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

Aug 22, 2014

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…

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POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – AUGUST 22, 2014

Aug 22, 2014

Every weekday around mid-day we will have the Polk Mugshot of The Day. The mugshot will be someone arrested in Polk County in the past couple of weeks. The mugshot along with the charges will be posted. Please remember these individuals are innocent until proven guilty.     CAMBEL, CHARLES  DARREN Race: B    Sex: M    DOB: 10/28/1981 Height: 511     Weight: 250 Charges:   SEX ASSLT-W WEAPON OR FORCE SEX BATT VICTIM 12 YOA NO BOND The views, opinions, positions or strategies expressed by the authors and those providing comments are theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect…

Car Fire At Rural King In Lake Wales

Car Fire At Rural King In Lake Wales

Aug 22, 2014

Lake Wales, Florida – Passerby’s and shoppers at Rural King (1970 Hwy 60 E.) who were near the parking lot around this morning  witnessed a car burst into flames. According to Lake Wales Fire Department spokesman, Travis O’brient, the first call came in to them at 7:20am. According to O’brient the fire was contained to the engine compartment and no one was injured. It is unknown at this time what caused the fire.

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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…

Car Fire At Rural King In Lake Wales

Car Fire At Rural King In Lake Wales

Lake Wales, Florida – Passerby’s and shoppers at Rural King (1970 Hwy 60 E.) who were near the parking lot around this morning  witnessed a car burst into flames. According to Lake Wales Fire Department spokesman, Travis O’brient, the first call came in to them at 7:20am. According to O’brient the fire was contained to the engine compartment and no one was injured. It is unknown at this time what caused the fire.

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Lake Wales Medical Centers Statement Regarding the Breach Of Information

Statement from Lake Wales Medical Center on Cyber attack. Limited personal identification data belonging to some patients who were seen at physician practices and clinics affiliated with Lake Wales Medical Center over the past five years was transferred out of our organization in a criminal cyber attack by a foreign-based intruder. The transferred information did not include any medical information or credit card information, but it did include names, addresses, birthdates, telephone numbers and social security numbers.   We take very seriously the security and confidentiality of private patient information and we sincerely regret any concern or inconvenience to patients….