May 23, 2015

Headlines Now:

UPDATE: Known Copper Wire Theft Suspect Heather Osbourne is in Custody -

Thursday, May 21, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MAY 21, 2015 -

Thursday, May 21, 2015

This Day in History in 1881 – American Red Cross Founded -

Thursday, May 21, 2015

52 year-old Convicted Felon Behind Bars – Phillip Dale Simons of Winter Haven was Arrested Late Tuesday Night After His Attempt To Elude Officers Failed -

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The City of Winter Haven is Proud to Announce the Overall Crime Rate For 2014 Dropped 13.9 Percent to a Historic Low of 4.25 – The Lowest in More Than 18 Years! -

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Lakeland Police Investigate Attempted Sexual Battery -

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Wacky Wednesday – Did a4 UFO Share the Field of View of a Flying Golf Ball During a PGA Tournament in Florida? -

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Three Dangerous Suspects Are Being Sought After They Robbed a Convenience Store Clerk in Broad Daylight -

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MAY 19, 2015 -

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

COOKING ON THE RIDGE: Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Kebobs with Pineapple and Teriyaki Sauce -

Monday, May 18, 2015

The Polk County Sheriff’s Animal Control Confirmed on Friday, May 15, 2015, The First Positive Case of Rabies in Polk County for 2015 -

Monday, May 18, 2015

Crime Stoppers Bulletin: Suspect Impersonating Law Enforcement Officer -

Monday, May 18, 2015

PCSO Undercover Detectives Arrest Lakeland Man for Sale of Counterfeit Music CDs -

Monday, May 18, 2015

Suspect Identified in Felony Retail Theft at Rural King in Lake Wales -

Monday, May 18, 2015

Fun Friday – Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Public Performances: May 15 – 17, 2015 -

Friday, May 15, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MAY 15, 2015 -

Friday, May 15, 2015

This Day in History – May 14, 1998 – Frank Sinatra Dies -

Thursday, May 14, 2015

CHEVY, BUICK, GMC, CADILLAC Eligible For FREE Oil Change/Tire Rotation! -

Thursday, May 14, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MAY 14, 2015 -

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Seven Men Arrested At Saddle Creek Park -

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Woman Arrested For Theft From Lake Wales Sears Arrested Again 3 Days Later In Haines City

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Lake Wales, Florida – LWPD  responded to Sears in reference to an alleged retail theft. Jermisha Hicks was detained after loss prevention allegedly saw her conceal jewelry in her bra and leave the store without paying. She was located near the play area in the mall and escorted back to Sears. She was issued an notice to appear and released. She was then arrested by Haines City Police on September 30, 2013 for petit theft of a business in that area.

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Family Remembers Young Man – Community Continues Searching For Killer

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Joshua Levi Burch was a local young man who grew up in the East Polk County Area (Dundee, Haines City & Lake Wales mostly). On September 5, 2010, Joshua Levi Burch, 20 was shot and killed while driving down Pleasant Hill Road near SR17-92. Three year’s later, detectives are still actively looking for new leads in this case, the only homicide from that year that goes unsolved. In an effort to generate new information and raise awareness, on Thursday, September 5, 2013, detectives will be out with Joshua’s family and friends at the location (Pleasant Hill Road near SR17-92)  …

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Assistant Haines City Football Coach Arrested For Allegedly Trafficking In Drugs

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  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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