March 29, 2015

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Winter Haven Police Executed a Search Warrant on a Suspected Drug House, Which put a Convicted Felon Back Behind Bars -

Friday, March 27, 2015

Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. Will Hold a FREE Tire Recycling Event on Saturday, April 4, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. -

Friday, March 27, 2015

Fun Friday – The Story of Jesus – Hardee County Cattleman’s Arena -

Friday, March 27, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MARCH 27, 2015 -

Friday, March 27, 2015

Semi Vs. Pickup Towing 32Ft. Trailer Slowing I-4 Traffic In Davenport -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The Oasis Spa Has a Special for Today and Tomorrow -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Wacky Wednesday – Elizabeth Sullivan, 104 Years Old, Credits Dr Pepper For Her Longevity -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MARCH 25, 2015 -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

TJ Maxx Makes An Immediate Impact On Community With $5,000 Donation -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

4 Haines City Residents In Serious Condition After Accident On Hwy 27 -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

19-year-old Auburndale Man Charged in Shaken Baby Syndrome Case -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office Currently Conducting Death Investigation in Loughman -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MARCH 24, 2015 -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Get a Spring in Your Step With Oasis Spa’s Blooming Spa Deal! -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Cooking On The Ridge: Asparagus Roll Ups -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Polk County Schools Early Release Wednesday -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

UPDATE: Polk Man Dies After Suspicious Shooting -

Monday, March 23, 2015

Polk County Grow House Busted -

Monday, March 23, 2015

Sorensen & Schade Chevrolet Now Hiring Sales Men and Women -

Monday, March 23, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MARCH 23, 2015 -

Monday, March 23, 2015

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    Frostproof Man Killed In Overnight Crash

    Lakeland, Florida  – March 22, 2015 at 3:10 a.m., the Lakeland Police Department responded to Parkway Frontage Road South at the intersection of Old Road 37 in reference to a single vehicle crash. The vehicle, 2014 Dodge Pick-up was traveling eastbound on Parkway Frontage Road South approaching the intersection of Old Road 37, which curves to the right. The vehicle failed to negotiate the curve striking the guardrail and then hit a tree. The driver was pronounced deceased at the scene by Polk County Fire Rescue/EMS. There was no indication of braking and it appears the driver was not wearing…

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    Overturned Semi Blocking Traffic On Hwy 27 & 98 In Frostproof

    Frostproof, Florida – According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office a semi carrying pallets has rolled over and is blocking traffic in the northbound lanes of Hwy 27. The accident occurred in front of the Town Star convenience story where 27 intersects with US 98. We have no reports of injuries at this time.

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    Motorcyclist Medivaced After Accident On Scenic Hwy In Frostproof

    Frostproof, Florida – According to the Polk County Fire Rescue an accident occurred this afternoon on Scenic Hwy  at the intersection of Murray road. The call came in to PCFD at 2:05 pm. According to PCFD spokesperson, Jeremy Maready, one victim was flown to Lakeland Regional. The accident involved a motorcycle & car. No other injuries were reported. The Florida Highway Patrol was at scene and we are awaiting a report for more information.

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    Frostproof Teenager Critically Injured In Accident

    Frostproof,  Florida – At approximately 2:40 am, on Sunday, February 08, 2015, 18-year-old Tom Jernigan of Frostproof was traveling southbound on Highway 27 approximately one half of a mile north of Collany Lane, Frostproof, in a 2007, Ford F150 King Ranch pick-up truck. For unknown reasons at this time, the truck traveled to the right and off of the paved roadway and began to rotate.  The truck traveled over a ditch before its tires became embedded on the outside edge of the ditch, then the truck began rolling over multiple times before coming to rest on its tires in a wooded pasture….

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    Accident Blocking Northbound Lanes of Hwy 27 In Frostproof

    Update 10:10am – The PCSO has confirmed that a vehicle vs. motorcycle is t he cause of northbound traffic block on Hwy 27 in Frostproof. A medivac was on scene and has departed. Number of victims or medical conditions is still under investigation. Update 9:47am – Southbound lanes of Hwy 27 are now opened near 630a. Northbound may be blocked for a substantial time. Update 9:34am -  All lanes of traffic currently blocked on Hwy 27 in Frostproof due to accident. Medi Vac just arrived. Frostproof, Florida – The Florida Hwy Patrol is reporting an accident with injuries on Hwy…

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Winter Haven Police Working Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Mar 28, 2015

Winter Haven, Florida – Winter Haven Police Traffic Homicide is investigating a motorcycle fatality that occurred early this morning. Today (3-28-15) at approximately 2:55 a.m., a motorist traveling on Hwy. 17 in Winter Haven spotted a sport motorcycle and the rider lying beside of it in the grassy area just past the intersection of Ave. G SE and Hwy 17. It appears that the motorcycle driver, 28 year-old Marcus Allen Murray ( Echo Dr. S, Lake Alfred FL) was traveling north on Hwy 17 on a 1999 Yamaha R6 when he failed to negotiate the curve at Hwy 17 just past Ave….

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Winter Haven Police Executed a Search Warrant on a Suspected Drug House, Which put a Convicted Felon Back Behind Bars

Mar 27, 2015

Winter Haven Police executed a search warrant on a suspected drug house, which put a convicted felon back behind bars.On 3-26-15 at 6:30 a.m., Winter Haven Police executed the search warrant on the residence located at 750 Ave. O, SW in Winter Haven. The warrant was obtained after authorities were contacted by concerned citizens that there was possibly drug activity at the location. When Police made entry into the home, 30 year-old John Junior Leandre (DOB 6-15-84), 25 year-old Mykal Robinson (DOB 11-10-89) and 61 year-old Ronald Robinson (DOB 7-28-53) were held while the home was searched for narcotics. Ronald…

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Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. Will Hold a FREE Tire Recycling Event on Saturday, April 4, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Mar 27, 2015

Lakeland (March 27, 2015) – Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. will hold a FREE Tire Recycling event  on Saturday, April 4, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  This event will take place at The Lakeland Center, 701 W. Lime St. Residents may discard of up to 10 tires at the event (Per Person/Per Vehicle). Tires MUST be STANDARD VEHICLE SIZE ONLY.  Participants must show photo ID/ proof of Polk County residency to take advantage of the free disposal. This limit will be strictly enforced.  Contact Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. for exception questions. This Tire Recycling Event is made…

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Winter Haven Police Working Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Winter Haven, Florida – Winter Haven Police Traffic Homicide is investigating a motorcycle fatality that occurred early this morning. Today (3-28-15) at approximately 2:55 a.m., a motorist traveling on Hwy. 17 in Winter Haven spotted a sport motorcycle and the rider lying beside of it in the grassy area just past the intersection of Ave. G SE and Hwy 17. It appears that the motorcycle driver, 28 year-old Marcus Allen Murray ( Echo Dr. S, Lake Alfred FL) was traveling north on Hwy 17 on a 1999 Yamaha R6 when he failed to negotiate the curve at Hwy 17 just past Ave….

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In Celebration of National Law Enforcement Week – Join Lake Wales Police Department As We Celebrate The Lives of injured and Fallen Officers

In Celebration of National Law Enforcement Week Candlelight Vigil in Honor of Injured and Fallen Officers Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 7 p.m. Lake Wales Police Department 133 East Tillman Avenue Join us as we celebrate the lives of injured and fallen officers. Luminarias are available for $10. This event is open to the public and all law enforcement agencies. Proceeds will benefit the Lake Wales Police Officer’s Association, Inc. For more information, contact Jessica Gipson at 863-678-4223 or [email protected] Candlelight Vigil in Honor of Fallen Officers Luminaria Order Form Orders must be received by May 11, 2015. Name/Rank of Officer_________________________________ Fallen or…

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The Oasis Spa Has a Special for Today and Tomorrow

$50 Massage special today and tomorrow (Thursday.)!!! Choose ANY 1 Hour Massage for just $50: Hot Stone, Relaxation, Pregnancy, Deep Tissue, Reflexology, etc! Limited quantity available call now before they are gone! (863) 232-6968

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LWPD & LWFD Working Accident On Burns Ave

Update 9:15pm – According to Lake Wales Police Department Lt., David Black, one female victim has been transported via medivac as a precaution. The accident occurred at approximately 8:50pm. An SUV & pickup were involved. 2 people in the pick-up did not seek medical attention initially. The accident happened directly in front of officers & charged will be forth coming. Lake Wales, Florida – The Lake Wales Police Department &Lake Wales Fire Department  are currently working an accident on Burns Ave. The accident is in front of the Carillon Apartments.  Please drive carefully.  This is a developing story and we…