April 15, 2014

Headlines Now:

Lake Wales Retail Theft Arrests Since April 4 – Other Charges Explain Why LEO Go After Them -

Friday, April 11, 2014

Operation “Sticky Hands” Suspect Exposed By PCSO -

Friday, April 11, 2014

Female Body Found Near Car Of Missing Winter Haven Woman -

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Polk Woman In Critical Condition After Accident Where Alcohol May Be A Factor -

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Pedestrian Struck By Multiple Cars Dies In Lakeland -

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Missing & Possibly Endangered Adult – Have You Seen Lynda Sorrell From Winter Haven -

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Car Flipped Over On Timberlane – Driver Flees Scene Prompting PCSO K9 Pursuit -

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Winter Haven Police Searching For Bank Robbery Suspect -

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Bus Transporting Grove Workers Flipped Over On Hwy27 -

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Sheriff Seeking Public’s Help In Catching Armed Robbery Suspect – He Is Considered Armed & Dangerous -

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Texting Driver: Video -

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Mother Arrested In Lake Wales After Allegedly Having 5 Year Old Help Her Steal -

Monday, April 7, 2014

What Happened To Mary Rhodes – Bones Identified as 35 Year Old Woman -

Monday, April 7, 2014

Man Shot By Winter Haven Home Owner Identified As Mitchell Large -

Monday, April 7, 2014

Mickey Rooney Dead At 93 -

Monday, April 7, 2014

Frostproof Bus Attendant Recovering After Being Run Over -

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Polk Couple Charged In Beating Death of 15 Month Old Child -

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Winter Haven Man Killed In Auburndale Motorcycle Crash Identified -

Thursday, April 3, 2014

84 Year Old Woman Crashes Car Through The Front of CVS Narrowly Missing a Customer -

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Shooting With Casualties Reported at Ft Hood -

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Pet Fest 2013

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Polk County animal controls annual Pet Fest is right around the corner! Dec 7th 10am to 4pm Polk County Animal Control Shelter 7115 De Castro Road Winter Haven, Florida Lots of fun activities, pet care clinics and special demonstrations. Download the full flyer here.

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5 Avon Park Residents Arrested After Shootout That Left Two US Marshall’s Shot

Two US Marshall's Shot In Sebring Florida

Sebring, Florida -The Highlands County Sheriff’s Office has been working with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration through our local Task Force to identify a high level narcotics drug trafficking ring. The members of the Task Force included DEA, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, U.S. Marshal, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Sebring Police Department, Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office, St. Lucie Sheriff’s County Office, and the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office. These suspects have been supplying a large portion of the drugs to our central Florida area. They were dealing multi kilograms of cocaine and ounces of crack…

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Fright Night Haunted House Supporting Avon Park VFW This Weekend

Fright Night

Avon Park, Florida – Friday, October 25 through Saturday, October 26 – Avon Park Haunted House Haunted House Where: Fright Night Haunted House VFW Avon Park 75 North Olivia Drive, Avon Park, Florida 33825 When: 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM Who: Fright Night Haunted House How: No reservations required Cost: $3.00 per person For more info: Contact VFW post 863-452-9853.

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Homes needed! Can you really say “no” to these faces?

Robin

In cooperation with Polk County Animal Control: These animals are available at the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control located at 7115 de Castro Road Winter Haven, Fl. 33880 Kennel Adoption hours are Monday – Saturday 10am to 4pm. Phone: 863-499-2600 Cats are $40.00 Puppies and Kittens under 6 months are $40.00 Dogs are $70.00 The adoption price includes vaccinations, rabies license tag, dewormer, microchip, and spay or neuter.   1. Choco Chip – “I whip my tail back and forth, I whip my tail back and forth…I need some kids to sing with me! ….I whip my tail back…

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WHPD Arrest Two Avon Park Women & Are Searching For Another

Grand Theft

Winter Haven, Florida – Winter Haven Police have arrested two Avon Park women and are searching for a third for stealing more than $980 worth of merchandise from K-Mart. On 1-4-13 at approximately 6:50 p.m., associates at the Winter Haven K-Mart (6015 Cypress Gardens Blvd., SE) observed Precious Elissia McGhee (B/F, 11/19/83, 1680 North Delaware Ave., Avon Park, FL) and Kateta Harris James (B/F, DOB 12/8/77, 910 W. Gwendolynn St., Avon Park, FL) and a third unknown black female enter the store and begin to select numerous items from all around the store. The items were then placed in shopping…

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Police Searching For Armed Bank Robbery Suspect In Avon Park

Avon Park, Florida – On Wednesday at approximately 2:00pm an armed robbery occurred at the Highlands Independent Bank, 400 US 27 North in Avon Park. The suspect is described as a black male with light complexion, in his early 20’s, 5’8” tall and 160 pounds. He was wearing a black baseball type cap with a blue bandana under it, a cream colored shirt and black pants. He was armed with a handgun. New information indicates this male also had pitted skin that may be acne scars. He also had a mole under his eye, possibly the left eye and he…

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Man Arrested on Two Counts of Vehicular Homicide In Frostproof Accident

Frostproof, Florida – On Thursday, September 6, 2012, Polk County Sheriff’s Traffic Homicide deputies issued an arrest warrant for 34-year-old Gino Tutera of 4705 Josselin Place in Parrish, charging him with two counts Vehicular Homicide (F-2) in a traffic fatality that resulted in the deaths of two people in Frostproof on March 21, 2012.

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