October 24, 2014

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Motorcyclist Suffers Life Threatening Injuries in Winter Haven Accident -

Thursday, October 23, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 23, 2014 -

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Couple Arrested in Bartow on Multiple Charges of Animal Cruelty In Connection With Dog Fighting Ring -

Thursday, October 23, 2014

241 US Soldiers Killed In Early Morning Terrorist Attack -

Thursday, October 23, 2014

November 7-8, 2014 When Pigs Fly South – A BBQ Challenge -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

October 24-26 Aerospace Discovery Weekend – a 3-day Aviation Adventure (formerly Wings ‘n Things) -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Learn About Snakes In Polk County At This Educational Seminar -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 22, 2014 -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – RUN FOR YOUR LIFE! Cemetery Hopes 5K Race Will Draw New Customers -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Fire to Home on Thelma Drive in Lakeland Claims Life of a 60 Year Old Man -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Man Found Deceased in Car Near Dicks Sporting Goods at Posner Park -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Lake Wales Police Make Arrest In Late Night Burglary on Sunset Point -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

“Black Hawk Down” Hero To Speak In Lake Wales Thursday -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

UPDATE: Lily and Patches Missing from Lake Hamilton -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Lake Wales Suspect Found Hiding Out in Auburndale -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 21, 2014 -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

K9 Officers Dale Hampton and Chad Landry with K9 Deacon and K9 Badge Competing At National Competition -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

WOUND CENTER HELPS RAISE AWARENESS FOR DIABETIC FOOT ULCERS -

Monday, October 20, 2014

EDWARDS TO PRESENT AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE -

Monday, October 20, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 20, 2014 -

Monday, October 20, 2014

Wreck On Hwy 27 In Haines City – Drive Carefully

Picture Courtesy of Jason Webb

Haines City, Florida – What appears to be a rear end collision has occurred on Hwy 27 in Haines City. The accident occurred near the intersection of Old Polk City Rd. & Hwy 27 at around 10:40 am. It doesn’t appear to have closed any lanes, however police are on the scene and you are urged to use caution while traveling in that area for the next half hour. We have no further details at this time.

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Lake Wales Men Among 41 Arrested Child Pornography or Failure To Register As Sexual Offenders/Predators

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PCSO Statement From June to December 2012, Polk County Sheriff’s detectives rounded up 41 suspects during an investigation focusing on those who download and distribute child pornography, and those who fail to maintain their state-mandated sexual offender or predator registration. “We are committed to protecting our children, and we are very passionate about ensuring that those who prey on children are held accountable. If you download or distribute child pornography – you are contributing to the victimization of children, and you go to jail. We monitor every sexual predator and offender registered in Polk County. If you fail to comply…

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Elderly Man Found Dead By Daughter After Apparent Suicide

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Haines City, Florida – According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Department a woman found her elderly father dead after he apparently committed suicide. Addison Eugene Hadden (77) of 5055 H. L. Smith. Rd., Haines City, Florida apparently took his own life. The sheriff’s department advised that they worked this case yesterday after his daughter found him. These are all the details we have at this time.

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Haines City Mans Body Found Decomposing – Wife Arrested & Charged With Manslaughter

Haines City, Florida – Polk County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives have arrested and charged 56-year-old Sheree Peters (DOB 9/18/1956) of 5560 Jennings Road in Haines City with one count Manslaughter and one count Tampering With Evidence in the death of her husband, James Peters.According to the affidavit, family members and a neighbor have inquired about James’ whereabouts for the past three weeks. Sheree told several different stories about where James has been — hunting, or at the VA hospital, or outside working in the yard.Eventually, relatives went to the Peters residence to check on James. On Friday, November 23, 2012, relatives…

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Sheriff Warns of Credit Card Skimming Devices Found In 3 Polk Cities

Polk County, Florida – Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd is advising residents that devices known as “skimmers” have recently been found in the Bartow, Mulberry, and Haines City areas. PCSO and the Bartow Police Department are currently investigating fraud complaints related to skimming devices that were placed on two Publix ATM’s (one in Bartow, one in Mulberry), and two Mid-Florida Credit Union ATM’s (one in Bartow, one in Haines City).

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Scenic Hwy Yardsale This Saturday

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Body Found In Early Morning Fire

Haines City, Florida – On Thursday, November 1, 2012, at approximately 7:05 am. Haines City Police Officers responded to 701 Avenue C, Haines City, to assist the Haines City Fire Department at the scene of a residential house fire. Details of the investigation are as follows:  The residence is being considered a total loss due to the fire. The estimated damage is considered to be $60,000 dollars.     There is one confirmed fatality. The name of the victim is being withheld until proper identification can be made via an autopsy.   There is a joint investigation being conducted…

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