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POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MAY 29, 2015 -

Friday, May 29, 2015

Warner Cares By Tanner Scott -

Friday, May 29, 2015

Man From Missouri Takes 16 Year Old Out Of Polk For Sex -

Friday, May 29, 2015

9 Polk County Men Arrested For Child Pornography -

Friday, May 29, 2015

82 Year Old Man Arrested For Slashing 88 Year Old Woman’s Tires -

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Tips on What To Do If You Encounter a Bear Close Range -

Thursday, May 28, 2015

June Happenings at the Bartow History Center -

Thursday, May 28, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MAY 28, 2015 -

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Update: The Haines City Police Department has charged 35 year old Marcos Felix Hernandez – Gonzalez of Kissimmee with Impersonating a Law Enforcement Officer -

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Lakeland Police Need to Identify Suspect from Armed Burglary from May 16, 2015 -

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – May 27, 1937 – GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE OPENS -

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MAY 27, 2015 -

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Becky Whiteman Selected Lake Wales Medical Centers Employee of The Month -

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

WOUND CENTER MARKS NATIONAL WOUND CARE AWARENESS WEEK June 1-5 -

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Looking For A Graduation Gift? Look No Further Than The Oasis Spa! -

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Deputies are Asking For The Public’s Help in Locating a Wanted Subject -

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MAY 26, 2015 -

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

It’s That Time Of Year Again! Get your A/C System Checked and Cleaned By Professionals At Iceberg Air Conditioning & Heating -

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Cooking On The Ridge: Cheesesteak Sliders -

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives Arrest Supervisor of The South County Jail for Indecent Exposure in Public and Tampering in a Misdemeanor Proceeding -

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MAY 29, 2015

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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  polkmugshot.com.  THOMPSON, DEVIN  Race: W    Sex: M    DOB: 10/6/1992 Height: 508     Weight: 150 Arresting Agency: POLK COUNTY SHERIFF  Charges:  FLEEING TO ELUDE LEO W/LIGHTS & SIRENS Surety $5000, ESCAPE (CUSTODY) Surety $2000, FLEEING OR ATTEMPTING TO ELUDE Surety $2000,  AGG STALK FOLLOW/HARASS/CYBER-INJ/DEATH Surety $5000, ROWOV INSTANTER WARRANT No Bond, BATTERY TOUCH OR STRIKE No Bond The views, opinions, positions or strategies expressed by the authors and those providing comments…

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Warner Cares By Tanner Scott

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Warner Cares By Tanner Scott Since 1968, Warner University has been an integral part of the Lake Wales community.  Thousands of alumni have spread across the world, impacting many different communities, thanks largely to their training and preparedness given to them by the faculty and staff at the university.  Warner’s mission statement emphasizes their goal to “graduate individuals who exemplify academic excellence and Christian character, who are prepared to lead and committed to serve.”  In fact, their commitment to serve is so great that they made “Service” their first core value.  The achievements of the students are apparent, yet the faculty and staff took this…

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Man From Missouri Takes 16 Year Old Out Of Polk For Sex

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Winter Haven, Florida – According to Polk County Sheriff, Grady Judd, a a Missouri man is in custody in Kentucky today facing local Kidnapping charges and Polk County charges of interference with child custody, just 11 hours after PCSO was notified of a missing teenaged girl. The investigation began around 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 28, 2015, when PCSO received a call from a mother reporting that her 16-year-old daughter had run away from home. The victim was entered into the FDLE database as a missing and endangered child. The girl’s parents told detectives they had previously taken away all…

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9 Polk County Men Arrested For Child Pornography

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Polk County Sheriff Press Release   During the month of May 2015, Polk County Sheriff’s Computer Crimes detectives served search warrants, and made 9 arrests during an undercover investigation focusing on the promotion, possession, and distribution of child pornography. Eight of the arrests were for possession and distribution of child pornography, and one of the arrests was for lewd molestation and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. A search warrant was executed at 513 Worchester Court in Lakeland where 21-year-old Daniel Dunfee (DOB 10/6/1993) resides. Detectives received information that an adult male in the home solicited two teenaged girls (14 years old and 16…

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82 Year Old Man Arrested For Slashing 88 Year Old Woman’s Tires

Fred Smith Jr. was arrested for slashing 88 year old woman's tires because she took his bingo seat.

Lake Wales, Florid a – According to a Lake Wales Police report on May 20th officers were called to the 4141 Ashton Club Dr. in the Lake Ashton Retirement Community. A victim, 88 year old Grandmother,  reported to Lake Wales officer Travis Worley that someone slashed two of her vehicle tires while she was at the Lake Ashton Club House. Lake Ashton security was able to obtain the suspect’s vehicle tag number. The vehicle was registered to Fred Smith Jr. Officer Worley then made contact with Mr. Smith at his residence. Post Miranda, according to reports, Smith admitted to puncturing…

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Tips on What To Do If You Encounter a Bear Close Range

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When wildlife feels threatened by people, they typically try to tell us to back off in their own way.  For example, a rattlesnake rattles its tail and an alligator opens its mouth and hisses.  If a bear feels threatened, they may clack their teeth together, moan, blow, huff, or stomp the ground. They may bluff charge (run toward you and then stop before reaching you).  These are all ways the bear is showing you it is as uncomfortable with the situation and it wants you to give it some space. These are NOT indications of aggressive intent or an imminent attack….

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June Happenings at the Bartow History Center

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June Happenings at the History Center   Bartow, Fla. (May 28, 2015) – Journey into Polk history this month at the Polk County History Center. The following programs and events are open to the public and free of charge:   ·         June Book Club: Recommended Reading o   In June, we recommend “Tin Can Tourists in Florida 1900-1970” by Dr. Nick Wynne. The book is a colorful look at the members of this unique American subculture, the roads they traveled, and the Florida they saw. Dr. Wynne has published 14 history books, often as co-author with academic friends, and four non-history books, including a cookbook and…

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