March 30, 2015

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Indiana Residents Appose Religious Freedom Law -

Monday, March 30, 2015

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

Assistant Haines City Football Coach Arrested For Allegedly Trafficking In Drugs

Chad Alexander

  Click On Image To Enlarge & Get Name Lake Wales, Florida – On Wednesday evening, August 21, 2013, members of the HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) task force arrested three men, one of whom is a substitute teacher and assistant football coach at Haines City High School, on drug charges. According to the affidavit  detectives observed one of the suspects, later identified as 24-year-old Michael Gray of 220 West Northside Drive in Lake Wales, taking a puff from what appeared to be a marijuana “blunt” and then handing it to the driver of the car he was in,…

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Judd Busts Suspected Modern Day Moonshiners

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On Thursday, August 15, 2013, PCSO detectives served three Search Warrants in the Haines City area related to the making, selling and distribution of illegal Moonshine; 3 men were arrested. The locations of where the warrants were served and arrests made are: #1) 3423 Carter Rd., Haines City. Joe Aaron (Dob: 07-29-1940) was arrested and charged with Possession/Sell/Mfg./Transport Still Material Liquids; Possession of Illegal Liquor, Conspiracy to Violate Beverage Law, and Unlawful Possession/Sell/Transport Alcohol Beverage Containers. During the execution of the search warrant, detectives located a moonshine still and still equipment inside the garage, along with numerous mason jars of…

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Armed Gunmen Pistol Whip & Rob Haines City Bar Owner

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Haines City, Florida – On August 1, 2013 at approximately 2217 hours, two black male suspects entered Amos Tavern located at 200 Highway 17-92 N Haines City, FL 33844 through the front door in possession of what appeared to be black semi-automatic handguns. Suspect one was described as 5’ 07’’ to 5’ 09” in height with a thin build wearing a black ski mask, hooded sweat shirt with a glossy silver design on the front, sweat pants and round gold rim glasses. Suspect one remained near the front door and pointed his handgun at two victims demanding them not to…

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Family & Friends Putting On Fundraiser For Haines City Woman with Cervical Cancer

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Haines City, Florida – On August 17th from 10am – 3pm there will be a Car Show, Yard Sale,Bounce House, Raffle,BBQ Dinners for sale. “Turkey,pulled pork,Chicken,Hamburgs, hot dogs with sides and drinks” there will also be a DJ!!! Come out and support Tasha Pipkins she is fighting cervical cancer, he husband lost his job on July 1st which she also lost her insurance. She is 25 years old! All proceeds will go to her to help pay for medical bills and expenses! Everyone is welcome and all is greatly appreciated!!!!!!!!! Let’s all wear Teal for Tasha! The event is being…

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Woman Killed In Haines City Crash Tuesday Night

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Haines City, Florida – The Haines City Police Department is investigating a single vehicle crash that occurred on Masse Road west of Lionel Way. On 07/30/2013 at 8:52 pm Rhonda Ghere 11/18/1960, Massee Road Davenport, FL 33844 was traveling westbound on Massee Road when she failed to negotiate a curve and drove off the roadway and struck a tree. Rhonda Ghere was pronounced deceased on scene by Polk County EMS. The crash remains under investigation pending an autopsy.

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PCSO Bust 5 & Seize 23 Pounds of Methamphetamine

Approximately 23lbs of Meth

On Friday, July 19, 2013, the Central Florida HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area)* task force arrested five suspects and seized approximately 23 pounds of Methamphetamine in the Haines City area. Detectives received information about two men believed to be distributing Meth in Haines City. They began an investigation, established probable cause, and responded to the home of 33-year-old Juan Arteaga-Orozco (DOB 4/8/80) at 95 George M Road in Haines City (believed to be a ‘stash house’) and served a search warrant. There they seized over 8.5 pounds of processed Meth and over 11 pounds of liquid Meth. They also…

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Haines City Teen Identified In Shooting

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Winter Haven, Florida – Winter Haven Detectives continue to investigate an overnight shooting that left a 17 year-old in critical condition at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. Seventeen year-old Terrance Tyrone Morton of Haines City, was outside of the Winter Haven Garden Center among a large crowd of people when shots rang out, striking him once in the upper torso. At this time there is no suspect in custody. Morton remains at Lakeland Regional Medical Center in serious, but stable condition. This is an active investigation and further information will be released as developments unfold. Anyone who has information about this…

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