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POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 27, 2014 -

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Polk County Fire Rescue Shares Tips for Safe Holiday Decorating -

Thursday, November 27, 2014

41 Year Old Woman Killed & 4 Others Injured In Lake Wales Crash -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Lake Wales Police Searching For Burglary Suspects -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Former Poinciana High School Band Director Arrested For Having Sex With Students -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Norby’s Steak & Seafood Giveaway -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

“Peeping Tom” Charged In Lake Wales -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Get a new Saltwater Grand Slam on License Free Fishing Day, get an FWC swag bag -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 26, 2014 -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – Man Faces Felony Charge Over Aiming Banana At Deputies -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Pedestrian Struck & Killed On Hwy 27 In Lake Wales Identified -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Purse Theft At Publix – Daily Ridge Readers Help LWPD Identify Person of Interest -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Suspect Strikes & Assaults Lake Wales Officer -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Two More Grinches: Adopted Granddaughter and Boyfriend Steal From 96-Year-Old Grandmother -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

PCSO Deputies Charge Seffner Man for Stealing Funds from Mulberry Dixie Youth, Inc. Baseball Organization -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

BoCC passes ordinance for additional senior citizen homestead exemption -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

This Day In History : November 25, 1980 : Sugar Ray Takes His Title Back -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 25, 2014 -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

175 Teenagers Out Serving The Lake Wales Community This Week -

Monday, November 24, 2014

Frostproof Man Arrested For Kidnapping & Threatened to Shoot Deputies -

Monday, November 24, 2014

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    POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 27, 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. Protect your homes and property this Holiday Season with Polk Mugshot of the Day Sponsor Kincaid Alarm Company.      MARTINEZ, JESSIE  ANTHONY     Booking Date: 11/22/2014 Race: W    Sex: M    DOB: 4/19/1996  Charges:   VOP-GRAND THEFT $300<$5000 No Bond Orange County VOP,  3 counts BURGL-UNOCCUPIED CONVEYANCE UNARMED Surety $1000,  2 counts BATTERY-ON OFFICER FIREFIGHTER EMT ETC Surety $1000, 2 counts RESIST OFFICER-WITH VIOLENCE  Surety $1000   The views, opinions, positions or strategies…

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    Polk County Fire Rescue Shares Tips for Safe Holiday Decorating

        POLK COUNTY, Fla. – Many families choose the long Thanksgiving weekend to decorate for the holidays, and festive lighting, windowsill candles and ornamented Christmas trees are staples. But these decorative items also pose a fire risk if handled improperly. A 2007-2011* non-profit National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) study of home fires, showed that on average, one of every 40 reported home Christmas tree fires resulted in a death, compared to an average of one death per 142 total home fires. Here are Polk County Fire Rescue’s tips for safe holiday decorating: Be careful with holiday decorations. Choose decorations that are…

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    41 Year Old Woman Killed & 4 Others Injured In Lake Wales Crash

    Lake Wales, Florida – On November 26, 2014 at 7:17pm the Lake Wales Police Department was dispatched to a traffic crash at the intersection of Burns Ave and Old Scenic Hwy. Upon arrival officers began a crash investigation involving a 2007 Mazda 5 minivan and a 2014 Hino box truck. Due to the size of the crash scene, the severity of injuries, and the number of people being transported to hospitals Burns Ave was closed for several hours between Alt 27 and Spookhill. The investigation revealed the Hino box truck was traveling westbound on Burns Ave in the inside lane…

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    Lake Wales Police Searching For Burglary Suspects

    Lake Wales, Florida – On November 25, 2014, Lake Wales Police were called to a burglary at a home on Carlton Avenue. According to reports the victims left their residence on 11/24/14 at 1:00 p.m. Upon returning on 11/25/14, at approximately 4:17 p.m., they discovered unknown suspect(s) had broken out the back glass door with a rock and made entry. A china serving dish, electronics, and a rifle were stolen. A neighborhood canvass was performed with approximately 8 neighbors contacted, but no leads were available. Officers were able to get 7 latent prints. This case has been turned over to…

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    Former Poinciana High School Band Director Arrested For Having Sex With Students

    Poinciana, Florida - On Tuesday, November 25, detectives arrested Steven Velez (DOB 4/11/89), 2152 Rose Court, Kissimmee, Florida and charged him with two counts of Unlawful Sex with Certain Minors. The investigation began on November 18 when deputies took a report from a 17-year old student at Poinciana High School. The student told deputies last year, when she was 16-years old, she began receiving text messages from Velez, who at the time was the band director at the school. She began going over to his house and eventually they began a sexual relationship. Recently, the student found out Velez also has…

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POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 27, 2014

Nov 27, 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. Protect your homes and property this Holiday Season with Polk Mugshot of the Day Sponsor Kincaid Alarm Company.      MARTINEZ, JESSIE  ANTHONY     Booking Date: 11/22/2014 Race: W    Sex: M    DOB: 4/19/1996  Charges:   VOP-GRAND THEFT $300<$5000 No Bond Orange County VOP,  3 counts BURGL-UNOCCUPIED CONVEYANCE UNARMED Surety $1000,  2 counts BATTERY-ON OFFICER FIREFIGHTER EMT ETC Surety $1000, 2 counts RESIST OFFICER-WITH VIOLENCE  Surety $1000   The views, opinions, positions or strategies…

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Polk County Fire Rescue Shares Tips for Safe Holiday Decorating

Nov 27, 2014

    POLK COUNTY, Fla. – Many families choose the long Thanksgiving weekend to decorate for the holidays, and festive lighting, windowsill candles and ornamented Christmas trees are staples. But these decorative items also pose a fire risk if handled improperly. A 2007-2011* non-profit National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) study of home fires, showed that on average, one of every 40 reported home Christmas tree fires resulted in a death, compared to an average of one death per 142 total home fires. Here are Polk County Fire Rescue’s tips for safe holiday decorating: Be careful with holiday decorations. Choose decorations that are…

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41 Year Old Woman Killed & 4 Others Injured In Lake Wales Crash

Nov 26, 2014

Lake Wales, Florida – On November 26, 2014 at 7:17pm the Lake Wales Police Department was dispatched to a traffic crash at the intersection of Burns Ave and Old Scenic Hwy. Upon arrival officers began a crash investigation involving a 2007 Mazda 5 minivan and a 2014 Hino box truck. Due to the size of the crash scene, the severity of injuries, and the number of people being transported to hospitals Burns Ave was closed for several hours between Alt 27 and Spookhill. The investigation revealed the Hino box truck was traveling westbound on Burns Ave in the inside lane…

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41 Year Old Woman Killed & 4 Others Injured In Lake Wales Crash

Lake Wales, Florida – On November 26, 2014 at 7:17pm the Lake Wales Police Department was dispatched to a traffic crash at the intersection of Burns Ave and Old Scenic Hwy. Upon arrival officers began a crash investigation involving a 2007 Mazda 5 minivan and a 2014 Hino box truck. Due to the size of the crash scene, the severity of injuries, and the number of people being transported to hospitals Burns Ave was closed for several hours between Alt 27 and Spookhill. The investigation revealed the Hino box truck was traveling westbound on Burns Ave in the inside lane…

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Lake Wales Police Searching For Burglary Suspects

Lake Wales, Florida – On November 25, 2014, Lake Wales Police were called to a burglary at a home on Carlton Avenue. According to reports the victims left their residence on 11/24/14 at 1:00 p.m. Upon returning on 11/25/14, at approximately 4:17 p.m., they discovered unknown suspect(s) had broken out the back glass door with a rock and made entry. A china serving dish, electronics, and a rifle were stolen. A neighborhood canvass was performed with approximately 8 neighbors contacted, but no leads were available. Officers were able to get 7 latent prints. This case has been turned over to…

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Norby’s Steak & Seafood Giveaway

  Norby’s Steak & Seafood Located at 2425 Hwy 60, East Lake Wales is offering a fantastic giveaway. We have lots of Coupons “Dine-In Only” $13.99 per meal with 8 mouth watering meals to choose from.  This coupon is good for your entire dinner party. We also have a $25 Gift Certificate expires November 19, 2015. Share, Like or Comment on our facebook post how much you like Norby’s Steak and Seafood and you will be put in a drawing to receive one of the coupons good through December 15, 2014. Comment on our facebook post how much they like Norby’s Steak…

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“Peeping Tom” Charged In Lake Wales

  Lake Wales, Florida – On Saturday night, November 22, 2014, Lake Wales Police were called to apartment located at 401 Winston Avenue. According to reports a female resident noticed a man peering into her apartment. She noticed because a light was flashing in the back of porch. That light flashing was the suspect unscrewing the bulb. Police say the man suspected of peeping into the woman’s apartment is Eric Cole.  According to Lake Wales Police reports  Cole was interviewed and admitted to unscrewing the back door light bulb so he could obtain a better view. Cole was charged with…