October 14, 2014

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21 Yr Old Winter Haven Woman Missing – Family Very Worried -

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

WE HELP THE MISSING ASKING FOR ASSISTANCE IN LOCATING MISSING FROSTPROOF, FLORIDA TEEN ASHLEY MCELLIGOTT -

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 14, 2014 -

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – OCTOBER 14, 1939 – Ralph Lauren, designer of popular western-style clothing, is born in New York -

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Looking for something to do tonight? Join us for the Cops for Kids Spirit Night. -

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Free Community Event – Save A Life Saturday – Citizen CPR -

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

ESMOND SELECTED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT LWMC -

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

God Saves Anahi & Me -

Monday, October 13, 2014

Missing/Endangered Adult Found Safe -

Monday, October 13, 2014

Armed Lakeland Man Charged with Multiple Crimes after Trespassing at Two Homes and Throwing a Dagger at One Home Owner -

Monday, October 13, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 13, 2014 -

Monday, October 13, 2014

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Detectives Conducting Fatal Crash Investigation -

Monday, October 13, 2014

COOKING ON THE RIDGE: APPLE BUTTER SPICE CAKE -

Monday, October 13, 2014

Free Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Disposal Event in Bartow -

Monday, October 13, 2014

LPD Officer Arrested for Agg. Stalking -

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Deputies Conducting Fatal Crash Investigation -

Sunday, October 12, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 10, 2014 -

Friday, October 10, 2014

Detective Billy Lane Resigns – He Was Arrested for DUI in Osceola County July 25th -

Friday, October 10, 2014

Information Sought in Whereabouts of 47-year Benjamin Skeen -

Friday, October 10, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 9, 2014 -

Thursday, October 9, 2014

  • ASHLEY

    WE HELP THE MISSING ASKING FOR ASSISTANCE IN LOCATING MISSING FROSTPROOF, FLORIDA TEEN ASHLEY MCELLIGOTT

    WE HELP THE MISSING ASKING FOR ASSISTANCE IN LOCATING MISSING FROSTPROOF, FLORIDA TEEN   Polk County Sheriff’s Department, We Help the Missing, and the family of Ashley Mcelligott is asking the public’s assistance in locating Ashley. Ashley, age 17, was last seen on October 6, 2014 in Frostproof, Florida.  Ashley is 5’6 tall, 108 pounds with brown hair & eyes. Ashley has a tattoo of a peace sign on her left middle finger and was last seen wearing an olive green jacket, light blue jeans and camo shoes. Ashley was last seen on the school bus. Ashley may be in Polk County or enroute to New Mexico. We Help The…

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    Free Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Disposal Event in Bartow

    Free Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Disposal Event in Bartow   BARTOW, Fla.  – Polk County residents can safely dispose of household hazardous waste and electronic equipment for no additional cost during a collection event hosted by Polk County’s Waste & Recycling Division. The collection will take place 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on October 18 at the Bartow High School, located at 1270 South Broadway in Bartow.   Household hazardous materials accepted during the event include: cleaners, polishes, solvents, automotive products, aerosol cans, insecticides, disinfectants, paint products, batteries and pool chemicals. Residents can drop off up to five electronic items…

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    National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

      National Prescription Drug Take Back Day  StandUP Polk and local law enforcement agencies are proud to join The Drug Enforcement Administration and its national and community partners for the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, for citizens who want to dispose of unwanted and unused prescription drugs. National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. More than seven million Americans currently abuse prescription drugs, according to the 2009 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Each…

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    Three Teenagers Arrested for Stealing a School Bus

    Three Teenagers Arrested for Stealing a School Bus   On September 2, 2014 Officer Jonathan Fletcher, Lake Wales High School’s School Resource Officer, was made aware that school bus had been stolen and returned. The bus is a 2012 Bluebird school bus identified as bus #1256. The bus belongs to the Lake Wales Charter Schools and was parked at Lake Wales High School, located at 1 Highlander Way Lake Wales, FL. During a routine inspection of the bus on September 2 it was determined the bus had been stolen and returned. The inspection revealed fuel was missing from the bus…

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    Family Science Night at Latt Maxcy Memorial Library

    Mark your calendars NOW for next Monday, Aug. 11th @ 6:00 p.m. Come  join the fun at Latt Maxcy Memorial Library for this 15 station science lab courtesy of the Orlando Science Center. This is FREE and open to the public… a great Family Night idea! For more information call 863 635-7857. There’s also a Chance to Win 4 Tickets to the Orlando Science Center! So parents don’t miss out on this Special Time with your Kids!

21 Yr. Old Erin Bryan of Winter Haven Is Missing

21 Yr Old Winter Haven Woman Missing – Family Very Worried

Oct 14, 2014

Winter Haven, Florida – Jennifer Bryan, the sister of 21 Yr Old Erin Bryan says it is totally out of character for her not to contact her family. Erin Renee Bryan has been missing since the late evening of October 10, 2014. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has been contacted, but has no leads to her disappearance at this time.  Currently there is no reason to think foul play has occurred, but her family is extremely concerned for her well being.    Erin Renee Floyd  5’6 medium build. If you have any information contact the Polk County Sheriff’s Office or…

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WE HELP THE MISSING ASKING FOR ASSISTANCE IN LOCATING MISSING FROSTPROOF, FLORIDA TEEN ASHLEY MCELLIGOTT

Oct 14, 2014

WE HELP THE MISSING ASKING FOR ASSISTANCE IN LOCATING MISSING FROSTPROOF, FLORIDA TEEN   Polk County Sheriff’s Department, We Help the Missing, and the family of Ashley Mcelligott is asking the public’s assistance in locating Ashley. Ashley, age 17, was last seen on October 6, 2014 in Frostproof, Florida.  Ashley is 5’6 tall, 108 pounds with brown hair & eyes. Ashley has a tattoo of a peace sign on her left middle finger and was last seen wearing an olive green jacket, light blue jeans and camo shoes. Ashley was last seen on the school bus. Ashley may be in Polk County or enroute to New Mexico. We Help The…

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POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 14, 2014

Oct 14, 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     COTTRILL-YOHN, MISTY  DAWN Race: W    Sex: F    DOB: 11/5/1984 Height: 503     Weight: 105  Charges:  POSS OF CONTROLLED SUB W/O PRESCRIP Surety $2000, POSS OF METHAMPHETAMINE Surety $2000, DRUGS-HEALTH OR SAFETY-POSS HARMFUL NEW LEGEND DRU Surety $1000, POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA Surety $1000, DRUGS POS CONTROLLED SUB W/O PRESCRIP Surety $2000, POSS DRUG PARAPH REMANDED 10/10/14 No Bond Parker VS State, POSS SELL DEL ALTERED F/A…

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Free Community Event – Save A Life Saturday – Citizen CPR

Meet Chandler…He SAVED a life after attending this event…and so could YOU! A FREE COMMUNITY EVENT November 15, 2014 8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Polk State College Student Center 999 Avenue H NE,Winter Haven, FL 33881 Health Fair 8:00-9:00 a.m. Event Registration 8:30 a.m. Training 9:00-10:30 a.m. ~ Free Refreshments ~ CPR BENEFITS EVERYONE!!! A SHORT TIME in this class may make a LIFETIME of difference! Training includes adult and child CPR, relief of choking, an introduction to AEDs (automated external defibrillators), and drowning prevention. Note: This is not a certification course. Preregistration Preferred: Register at www.citizencprinc.com or call 863-680-1277

Sherry Esmond September 2014

ESMOND SELECTED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT LWMC

ESMOND SELECTED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT LWMC   Lake Wales, FL – Sherry Esmond, Medical Technologist in the Laboratory, was named Employee of the Month for September at Lake Wales Medical Center.  She has worked for the hospital since June 2012. In nominating her, a co-worker wrote, “Sherry is always cheerful and has a good rapport with other departments.  She makes sure that the blood products or lab values are called and handled in an efficient manner. She takes her job very personally and tries her hardest to provide the outcome she would want for her family.”

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Free Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Disposal Event in Bartow

Free Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Disposal Event in Bartow   BARTOW, Fla.  – Polk County residents can safely dispose of household hazardous waste and electronic equipment for no additional cost during a collection event hosted by Polk County’s Waste & Recycling Division. The collection will take place 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on October 18 at the Bartow High School, located at 1270 South Broadway in Bartow.   Household hazardous materials accepted during the event include: cleaners, polishes, solvents, automotive products, aerosol cans, insecticides, disinfectants, paint products, batteries and pool chemicals. Residents can drop off up to five electronic items…

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Polk County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Deputies Conducting Fatal Crash Investigation

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Deputies Conducting Fatal Crash Investigation   At approximately 10:00 pm, on Saturday, October 11, 2014, 49-year-old Robert Erle Dane, DOB 04/11/1965, of Avon Park, and a friend (Ronnie Strickland –age or address unavailable at this time) were riding motorcycles traveling westbound on Camp Mack Road. Strickland was in front and Dane was approximately 200 feet behind on a red, 2000 Yamaha.  The pair were approximately one mile west of Camp Lester Road.  After exiting the curve, Strickland noticed Dane was no longer behind him. Strickland immediately turned around and located the motorcycle and Dane…