May 23, 2015

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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

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

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CAPTURED-OSBOURNE IS IN CUSTODY     Osbourne will be booked into the Polk County jail this evening.  Thank you for your assistance in this investigation.   As previously reported: PCSO Detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating Heather Osbourne (DOB 5/13/1986), last known address 69 Dunaway Road in Winter Haven, who has a warrant for her arrest for seven counts Petit Theft, four counts Dealing in Stolen Property, and four counts Giving False Info to Secondhand Metal Dealer.   On April 4 and 7, 2015, Osbourne, who has been positively identified by Lowe’s loss prevention officers, stole copper wire from the Lowe’s in…

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POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MAY 21, 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. KING, CHARLES  EDWARD Race: B    Sex: M    DOB: 3/9/1975 Height: 503     Weight: 120 Arresting Agency: HAINES CITY POLICE DEPT.  Charges: FRAUD-REQUEST REFUND W FALSE RECEIPT Surety $750, LARC-PETIT THEFT 2ND DEGREE 1ST OFFENSE Surety $750, COCAINE-POSSESS-POSSESS COCAINE Surety $1000, DRUG EQUIP-POSSESS-AND OR USE Surety $500, WITHHOLD SUPPORT-NON SUPPORT OF CHILDREN OR SPOUSE MAY PURGE FOR $22,365.36, WITHHOLD SUPPORT-NON SUPPORT OF CHILDREN OR SPOUSE  MAY PURGE FOR $24,560.32 The views, opinions,…

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This Day in History in 1881 – American Red Cross Founded

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1881 American Red Cross founded In Washington, D.C., humanitarians Clara Barton and Adolphus Solomons found the American National Red Cross, an organization established to provide humanitarian aid to victims of wars and natural disasters in congruence with the International Red Cross. Barton, born in Massachusetts in 1821, worked with the sick and wounded during the American Civil War and became known as the “Angel of the Battlefield” for her tireless dedication. In 1865, President Abraham Lincoln commissioned her to search for lost prisoners of war, and with the extensive records she had compiled during the war she succeeded in identifying…

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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

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A horrific case of repeated physical abuse and emotional torture on two handicapped citizens has landed a 52 year-old convicted felon behind bars. Phillip Dale Simons (DOB 6-4-62) of Winter Haven was arrested late Tuesday night after his attempt to elude officers failed. On 5-19-15, Winter Haven Police were notified of the abuse of a disabled female and a disabled minor inside of a Winter Haven residence. The adult female victim reported that Simons repeatedly battered her with a walking stick he named, the “Stupid Stick” and also threatened her numerous times by waving firearms around her and the minor…

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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!

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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!         A 9.0 percent reduction in violent crimes was realized from 2013 – 2014. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Non-violent crimes, which include burglary, larceny and vehicle theft was reduced by 14.33 percent. Overall index crime (raw crime numbers) for the City of Winter Haven decreased by 12.1 percent, bringing the Crime Rate to a historic low of 4.25 crimes per 100 residents. Simply…

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Lakeland Police Investigate Attempted Sexual Battery

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Police investigate attempted sexual battery   On May 19th, at approximately 12:05 a.m., the Lakeland Police Department responded to the area of 1010 Hollingsworth Drive in reference to an attempted sexual battery and kidnapping. The victim, 22, years of age stated she was jogging on the path around Lake Hollingsworth, heading southbound. The victim then glanced back and observed the suspect running up behind her. The suspect grabbed the victim from behind and dragged her off the pathway into a small wooded area between the lake and path. The victim was thrown to the ground and the suspect attempted to…

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

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Did a UFO share the field of view of a flying golf ball during a PGA tournament in Florida? Upon first examination, this is some approach shot. It was during the Players Championship part of the PGA tour, held at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, on May 9. A viewer was watching the tournament on TV and “noticed a weird object in the sky,” according to the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON). “When you see the pictures, people may think ‘oh, that’s a blimp,’ but after seeing the blimp in other clips, I can easily conclude it’s not the…

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