May 2, 2014

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Multiple Suspects Arrested On Child Pornography Charges -

Thursday, May 1, 2014

LPD needs to ID this Business Burglary Suspect -

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Win Free Pair of 3D Spiderman 2 Tickets For Tonight -

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Teacher Arrested For Domestic Battery! Should Parents Know? Local Incident Prompting Question -

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – Man Mistakenly Tosses $1.25M Lottery Tickets -

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Tech Tuesday: Department Of Homeland Security Advises Against Using Internet Explorer -

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Shaq Mocks Disabled Man -

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Star Wars: Episode VII Cast Announced -

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Fuel Prices Fall -

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Most of Lake Wales Businesses Stolen Equipment Located -

Monday, April 28, 2014

Lakeland Police Department is Seeking Information on Suspects in a Scheme to Defraud a Financial Institution -

Monday, April 28, 2014

Cooking On The Ridge: Lemon Yogurt Cake -

Monday, April 28, 2014

Video: Tornado Rips Through Arkansas Sunday -

Monday, April 28, 2014

Lake Wales & Haines City Men Killed In Davenport Accident Overnight -

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Fun Friday = Safe Friday : Distracted Driving -

Friday, April 25, 2014

Don’t Forget to Purge Your Pills & Shred Your Stuff This Saturday -

Friday, April 25, 2014

PCSO Undercover Detectives Arrest Wauchula Man for Lewd Activity at Mosaic Peace River Park -

Friday, April 25, 2014

Vehicles Stolen During Business Burglary -

Friday, April 25, 2014

LWPD Ask Drivers To Avoid Hwy 27 Near Mall – Hwy 27 Partially Opened -

Friday, April 25, 2014

Update: Winter Haven Fire Still Causing Road Closure On Cypress Gardens Blvd. -

Thursday, April 24, 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

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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?

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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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