December 18, 2014

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Arrest Made In Hit & Run Death of Eric Pope -

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – DECEMBER 17, 2014 -

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Single Vehicle Rollover Accident Causes Morning Traffic Delay In Eagle Lake -

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Frostproof Teenager Seriously Injured In Monday Night Crash -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Masterpiece Rd Closes After Pedestrian Struck -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – DECEMBER 16, 2014 -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

126 Killed Mostly Children While Attending School -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Lake Wales Medical Center Employees Adopt Families For Christmas -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

** MISSING AND ENDANGERED ADULT *** SILVER ALERT ISSUED for 79 Year Old James William Davis -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – DECEMBER 16, 1977 – Saturday Night Fever Turns Travolta into Movie Star -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – DECEMBER 15, 2014 -

Monday, December 15, 2014

Lake Wales Medical Center Presents Annual Employee, Physician Honors -

Monday, December 15, 2014

Cooking on the Ridge – White Chocolate Raspbery Cheesecake -

Monday, December 15, 2014

Lake Wales Care Center and 175 Lake Wales Area Students Participate in Thanksliving Camp 2014 -

Monday, December 15, 2014

Polk County Man Runs Down Mother Of His 2 Children Killing Her -

Monday, December 15, 2014

OCA Introduces Executive Director & Plans For New Facility In Lake Wales -

Friday, December 12, 2014

Fun Friday – Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens – Don’t Miss All the Exciting Events Happening all Month Long -

Friday, December 12, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – DECEMBER 12, 2014 -

Friday, December 12, 2014

HIDTA Task Force Dismantles Grow House in Lakeland, Makes Two Arrests -

Friday, December 12, 2014

Update: Contact Lakeland PD or Crime Stoppers with info on Whereabouts of Jared Edward Pauley -

Friday, December 12, 2014

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    Arrest Made In Hit & Run Death of Eric Pope

    Lakeland, Florida - 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 a unknown driver who left him there to die. Pope a father of a young daughter was killed while he travelled home from work on his bike. A bike that had all the proper lights and he was wearing reflective vest.  Today police have arrested that suspect. According to Scott Wilder, Polk County Sheriff’s Office Director of Communications, deputies arrested Gary Don Carroll, 02/21/1968. A short…

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    POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – DECEMBER 17, 2014

    Every weekday  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. Polk Mugshot of the Day brought to you by  Kincaid Alarm Company.     WILEY, YOLONDA  D   Race: B    Sex: F    DOB: 1/9/1972 Height: 506     Weight: 250  Charges: MARIJUANA-POSSESS-NOT MORE THAN 20 GRAMS Surety $1000, POSS DRUG PARA Surety $1000, DANGEROUS DRUGS-KEEP SHOP OR VEHICLE ETC FOR DRUGS Surety $1000, POSS METH Surety $2000,  DRUGS-POSSESS-POSS METH W INTENT TO SELL MANUFACTU Surety $7500,  VOP POSS METH No Bond,  MOVING TRAFFIC VIOL-VIOLATE DRIVERS LICENSE RESTRI Surety $1000, VOP CLONAZEPAM No Bond,  …

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    Single Vehicle Rollover Accident Causes Morning Traffic Delay In Eagle Lake

    Eagle Lake, Florida – According to Bryan Lacey,  Polk County Fire Department spokesperson, a single vehicle accident occurred this morning around 7:30am. The accident happened near 4th St. & Brookins Avenue. According to Lacey Polk County Fire & Polk County EMS were on scene a few minutes after the call. The unidentified driver was taken to the hospital, but no information regarding their condition was released. A photo taken by a reader shows the vehicle upside down, but we have no further information on how the car rolled over. This is an active investigation and we will bring you more…

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    Frostproof Teenager Seriously Injured In Monday Night Crash

    Frostproof, Florida – According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office an accident occurred around 12:00 am on Tuesday morning at the intersection of Hwy 27 and Scenic Hwy in Frostproof. According to reports a silver Kia, driven by Michael Medina, 17, was stopped at the red light on Scenic Hwy on northbound Hwy 27. A second vehicle, 2005 red ford explorer, driven by Elizabeth Marsh, 33, struck the rear end of Medina’s vehicle. Elizabeth Marsh was transported to Lakeland Regional Medical Center via helicopter, but later was listed in good condition with only minor injuries. Medina was transported to Lake…

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    Masterpiece Rd Closes After Pedestrian Struck

    Lake Wales, Florida       On Tuesday December 16, 2014 at 9:12pm emergency responders were called to the scene of a traffic crash on Masterpiece Road near Mammoth Grove Road. Once there officers learned that a crash had occurred involving a pickup truck and a pedestrian.        During the investigation it was determined that Harold Massey, 66 of Lake Wales, was traveling East on Masterpiece Road approaching Mammoth Grove Road in his 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 truck. In the same area, Johnny Leroy Emmons, 43 of Lake Wales, was walking along the right shoulder of the roadway pushing a bicycle. Emmons was…

Gary Don Carroll 2012 mugshot

Arrest Made In Hit & Run Death of Eric Pope

Dec 17, 2014

Lakeland, Florida - 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 a unknown driver who left him there to die. Pope a father of a young daughter was killed while he travelled home from work on his bike. A bike that had all the proper lights and he was wearing reflective vest.  Today police have arrested that suspect. According to Scott Wilder, Polk County Sheriff’s Office Director of Communications, deputies arrested Gary Don Carroll, 02/21/1968. A short…

Pair of Lake Wales Men Conspired To Steal Toys

Dec 17, 2014

Lake Wales, Florida – On Tuesday, December 16, 2014, PCSO detectives arrested two suspects who worked together to steal children’s toys from a Lake Wales Walmart – one of the suspects, as seen in the attached video surveillance, faked a “heart attack” at the entrance while the other suspect walked out with a cart full of toys. According to their affidavits ,30-year-old Tarus Scott and 27-year-old Genard Dupree, both of Lake Wales, filled a shopping cart at the Walmart located at 2000 SR East in Lake Wales with expensive toys, including a motorized power wheel Barbie car, a Leap Frog tablet, and…

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POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – DECEMBER 17, 2014

Dec 17, 2014

Every weekday  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. Polk Mugshot of the Day brought to you by  Kincaid Alarm Company.     WILEY, YOLONDA  D   Race: B    Sex: F    DOB: 1/9/1972 Height: 506     Weight: 250  Charges: MARIJUANA-POSSESS-NOT MORE THAN 20 GRAMS Surety $1000, POSS DRUG PARA Surety $1000, DANGEROUS DRUGS-KEEP SHOP OR VEHICLE ETC FOR DRUGS Surety $1000, POSS METH Surety $2000,  DRUGS-POSSESS-POSS METH W INTENT TO SELL MANUFACTU Surety $7500,  VOP POSS METH No Bond,  MOVING TRAFFIC VIOL-VIOLATE DRIVERS LICENSE RESTRI Surety $1000, VOP CLONAZEPAM No Bond,  …

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Pair of Lake Wales Men Conspired To Steal Toys

Lake Wales, Florida – On Tuesday, December 16, 2014, PCSO detectives arrested two suspects who worked together to steal children’s toys from a Lake Wales Walmart – one of the suspects, as seen in the attached video surveillance, faked a “heart attack” at the entrance while the other suspect walked out with a cart full of toys. According to their affidavits ,30-year-old Tarus Scott and 27-year-old Genard Dupree, both of Lake Wales, filled a shopping cart at the Walmart located at 2000 SR East in Lake Wales with expensive toys, including a motorized power wheel Barbie car, a Leap Frog tablet, and…

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Masterpiece Rd Closes After Pedestrian Struck

Lake Wales, Florida       On Tuesday December 16, 2014 at 9:12pm emergency responders were called to the scene of a traffic crash on Masterpiece Road near Mammoth Grove Road. Once there officers learned that a crash had occurred involving a pickup truck and a pedestrian.        During the investigation it was determined that Harold Massey, 66 of Lake Wales, was traveling East on Masterpiece Road approaching Mammoth Grove Road in his 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 truck. In the same area, Johnny Leroy Emmons, 43 of Lake Wales, was walking along the right shoulder of the roadway pushing a bicycle. Emmons was…

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BROWN JOINS LAKE WALES MEDICAL CENTER AS DIRECTOR OF PATIENT RELATIONS

BROWN JOINS LWMC AS DIRECTOR OF PATIENT RELATIONS   Lake Wales, FL –  RobertBrown has joined Lake Wales Medical Center as Director of Patient Relations. Brown brings a 30-year history of building successful customer relations, and is highly skilled in working to improve processes and focus on the customer. In his role at the hospital, Brown will be spearheading ongoing efforts to become more patient-focused, identifying systems and processes that can be adjusted to enhance the patient experience.  

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Lake Wales Medical Center Employees Adopt Families For Christmas

LWMC EMPLOYEES ADOPT FAMILIES FOR CHRISTMAS   Lake Wales, FL – Lake Wales Medical Center employees adopted 12 families in the community this year for Christmas, providing gifts for 38 area children and their parents.   “Our employees do a wonderful job throughout the year of taking care of our patients as if they were family, and during the holidays our staff looks forward to being able to give back even more in this special way,” said hospital CEO Andrew Howard.   The families were adopted through Lake Wales Care Center, which screened them and provided information on each family,…