July 24, 2014

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LPD Searching For Theft Suspect With Help of Unwitting “Selfie” -

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – Two Burglars Who Attacked Homeowner Call The Police For Being Shot At -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Winter Haven Man Arrested In Hwy 27 Road Rage Incident -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Mulberry Couple Charged with Impersonating Law Enforcement Officer, Petit Theft, and Fraud -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Lakeland Police are Investigating a Fatal Hit & Run Need Our Help -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Melt the butter; spiny lobster seasons start soon -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Retailers Ready For Expanded Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday August 1-3 -

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Conducting Fatal Crash Investigation -

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – JULY 22, 2003 JESSICA LYNCH PRISONER OF WAR WAS RESCUED -

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Family Pit Bull Comes To The Rescue, Wakes Deaf Teenager So They Can Escape Burning Home -

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Lakeland Police Looking For Missing/Endangered Adult -

Monday, July 21, 2014

Gulf Red Snapper Recreational Fishing Workshops Start This Month -

Monday, July 21, 2014

COOKING ON THE RIDGE : Grilled Salmon and Brown Butter Couscous -

Monday, July 21, 2014

Three Dick Pope/Polk County FPRA Chapter Members Receive Scholarships for FPRA Annual Conference in Orlando -

Monday, July 21, 2014

Home Invasion Suspects Robbed Winter Haven Man At Gunpoint -

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Lake Wales Man Killed In Hardee Crash -

Thursday, July 17, 2014

New Restaurant In Lake Wales -

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – Chile Releases Official Study on UFO Photos -

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Cooking on the Ridge: Mixed Greens with Fruit & Honey-Glazed Walnuts -

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

AMAC Applauds Introduction of SAVE Medicare Home Healthcare Act -

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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  • Unwitting Lakeland Phone Theft Suspect

    LPD Searching For Theft Suspect With Help of Unwitting “Selfie”

    Lakeland, Florida – On Thursday, July 17, 2014 an unknown suspect took a gray Samsung Galaxy Exhibit from a Buick Le Sabre parked at the Lakeland Regional Medical Center Family Health Center, 300 Parkview Place. The victim has a security application that took a photo of the subject who tried to access her phone. The subject is described as a Hispanic female, last seen wearing a green dotted dress. Anyone who has information on the identification of this individual is asked to contact the Lakeland Police Department at 863-834-6900, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477. To remain anonymous and be eligible…

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    Wacky Wednesday – Two Burglars Who Attacked Homeowner Call The Police For Being Shot At

    TWO burglars who attacked a homeowner with a baseball bat decided to call the police when they were shot at as they ran away. Joseph Killingsworth, 27, and Johnny Moore, 25, got more than they bargained for when they attacked the 23-year-old homeowner in Coos Bay. He managed to grab a shotgun on the pair and fired two rounds into the air, Coos County Sheriff’s Office in Oregon said. Killinsgworth and Moore, described as homeless, went to the man’s property with several aggressive dogs and a baseball bat in the belief that he had reported them to the Bureau of Land Management as trespassers. The…

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    Winter Haven Man Arrested In Hwy 27 Road Rage Incident

    Davenport, Florida – A Winter Haven man was arrested after he repeatedly rammed into a another vehicle in a road-rage incident on Hwy 27 in Davenport. The incident took place on July 17, 2014. According to the PCSO affidavit, the driver of a white Mitsubishi, identified as 43-year-old Nicholas Dellas of Winter Haven, repeatedly was seen ramming a vehicle On Hwy 27. The victim in the case, 25-year-old Brittany Gandy of Haines City, advised that while she was stopped at the intersection of Hwy 27 & Ronald Reagan Parkway, headed North, her car was repeatedly rear ended by a white…

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    Mulberry Couple Charged with Impersonating Law Enforcement Officer, Petit Theft, and Fraud

    Mulberry Couple Charged with Impersonating Law Enforcement Officer, Petit Theft, and Fraud   Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested two Mulberry residents Tuesday, July 22, 2014, charging them with Impersonating a Law Enforcement Officer, Petit Theft, Fraudulent Charitable Solicitation  and Fraud. Arrested were 46-year-old Earl Lee Tournear, and 41-year-old Heather Lea Lockyer, both reside at 147 10th Drive NW, Mulberry.  Both were booked into the Polk County jail late Tuesday night. Deputies were called to the SUNOCO convenience store, 1285 North Church Avenue, Mulberry, after a series of suspicious phone calls and events had taken place regarding individuals who claimed…

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    Lakeland Police are Investigating a Fatal Hit & Run Need Our Help

    On July 23, 2014 at 2:06 a.m., the Lakeland Police Department responded to the 2600 block of South Florida Avenue in reference to a vehicle hitting a pedestrian which resulted in a fatality. South Florida Avenue is a four lane continuous left turn lane roadway with no center medians. A witness working with the victim was assisting in installing curb island crosswalks. The witness stated he was in the immediate area of the incident as a co-worker standing in front of a work truck. The witness heard several thumping sounds and responded to the rear of the work truck to…

Unwitting Lakeland Phone Theft Suspect

LPD Searching For Theft Suspect With Help of Unwitting “Selfie”

Jul 24, 2014

Lakeland, Florida – On Thursday, July 17, 2014 an unknown suspect took a gray Samsung Galaxy Exhibit from a Buick Le Sabre parked at the Lakeland Regional Medical Center Family Health Center, 300 Parkview Place. The victim has a security application that took a photo of the subject who tried to access her phone. The subject is described as a Hispanic female, last seen wearing a green dotted dress. Anyone who has information on the identification of this individual is asked to contact the Lakeland Police Department at 863-834-6900, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477. To remain anonymous and be eligible…

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Wacky Wednesday – Two Burglars Who Attacked Homeowner Call The Police For Being Shot At

Jul 23, 2014

TWO burglars who attacked a homeowner with a baseball bat decided to call the police when they were shot at as they ran away. Joseph Killingsworth, 27, and Johnny Moore, 25, got more than they bargained for when they attacked the 23-year-old homeowner in Coos Bay. He managed to grab a shotgun on the pair and fired two rounds into the air, Coos County Sheriff’s Office in Oregon said. Killinsgworth and Moore, described as homeless, went to the man’s property with several aggressive dogs and a baseball bat in the belief that he had reported them to the Bureau of Land Management as trespassers. The…

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POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – JULY 23, 2014

Jul 23, 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.    NAVE, TYLER  WILSON Race: W    Sex: M    DOB: 6/22/1995 Height: 507     Weight: 150  Charges: BATTERY TOUCH OR STRIKE  Surety $1000, LARC-GRAND THEFT 300 LESS THAN 5K DOLS Surety $2000, DAMAGE PROP-CRIM MISCH-200 DOLS AND UNDER  Surety $500, EVIDENCE-DESTROYING-TAMPER WITH OR FABRICATE PHYSI  Surety $2000, BATTERY ON A LEO No Bond Parker VS State, DISORDERLY CONDUCT BREACH OF PEACE  No Bond Parker VS State, RESIST OFFICER-OBSTRUCT WO VIOLENCE  No Bond Parker VS State The…

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Lake Wales

Lake Wales Man, Mark Douglas Mast, Killed In Hardee County Accident.

Lake Wales Man Killed In Hardee Crash

Updste: FHP Corrected The Victims Name In Fatal Hardee Crash After Readers Advised The Deceased Was Actually Lake Wales Businessman Dennis Mast. Mast is the owner on Mast Bros Inc. Who own Miss Jeans Playland in Lake Wales & Time for Tots in Winter Haven. Hardee County, Florida – According to the Florida Highway Patrol a Lake Wales man named Dennis Mast, of Lake Wales, was killed in an accident on State Road 64 & Charlie Creek. The accident occurred around 10:50pm, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. According to FHP reports Mast was driving a 2012 Ford F150 pickup truck on…

BBQ FUNDRAISER

Lake Wales Fund Raiser To Help With Major Medical Bills

Let’s get together and help this family in need!   Pulled Pork Meal (pulled pork, Cole Slaw, Baked Beans Dessert & Drink) Where:       151 E Central Ave., Lake Wales Ouellette Law Firm   Donation:   $10.00 When:           August 2 Time:             10:00am to 2:00pm Pick up and Go! Carwash cost Donation For Tickets – Check inside or Call Bruce 863-638-0900 All Proceeds go to Quiesha  

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New Restaurant In Lake Wales

By Carl Fish Lake Wales,  Florida – It’s been a few years since the North corner of the Eagle Ridge Mall has been home to a restaurant. That ended today. The former location of Garfield’s, a place this writer often frequented,  was alive with people and music. Gone were the Cajun Chicken Pasta, fire strings and other former dishes. Replaced now with a dual cuisine of barbecue and Italian ( although the pizza side of the menu was not ready tonight.) The new restaurant is called Brocks Smokehouse & Acropoli Italian. Some of you may know of Brocks Smoke Hut…

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Polk County Utilities Annual Water Quality Reports Available

BARTOW, Fla. (July 15, 2014) – Polk County Utilities has the annual Water Quality Reports for all 22 public water systems operated by PCU available online for review or download.  Go to Polk-County.net, click on “Utilities”, then “Water Quality”. To request a paper copy, please call the PCU office at (863) 298-4100.